Female Icons Folksonomy: portraiture through words

Ada Lovelace, Agnes Varda, Aletta Jacobs, Alice B Toklas, Alice in Wonderland, Amelia Earhart, Anais Nin, Angela Davis, Angelina Jolie, Anna Magnani, Annie Lennox, Annie M. G. Schmidt, Annie Sprinkle, Aretha Franklin, Audrey Hepburn, Ayn Rand, Barbie, Bette Midler, Betty Boop, Betty Page, Billie Holiday, Bjork, Bride of Frankenstein, Brigitte Bardot, Carol Leigh, Cat Power,…

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lost image found

1991, two projected performances, “Dancing By Candlelight” and “We Stay Together Until We Burn Apart” (a collaboration done with Aldo Lanzini) I no longer have the u-matic versions of these performances, but trolling the web I came across this one jpeg; I guess now the only residue left. It’s strange to find a bit of…

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multi-touch screen/design

Earlier I posted a video displaying Jef Han’s multi-touch screen, but this demo is much better in showing the breadth of how it operates. Again, I am curious how both interface design and narrativescapes will change in the context of this type of screen environment. The demo is from 2006 so surely someone has been…

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McLuhan on Burroughs (1964)

“Burroughs uses what he calls “Brion Gysin’s cut-up method which I call the fold-in method.” To read the daily newspaper in its entirety is to encounter the method in all its purity. Similarly, an evening watching television programs is an experience in a corporate form — an endless succession of impressions and snatches of narrative.…

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She… is now online

After much work She… is finally finished. It’s been a bumpy road, and the piece has had numerous manifestations, some good, others bad, but most were down right ugly. Regrettably, I’m not someone who can make a plan and cleanly execute it. I envy such practitioners. Instead, I pursue an idea on a hunch or…

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Imagine this space as both a reading and writing environment:

While the music is cringingly techno-Utopic, the potential of this type of tactile screen is immense. Without a doubt, writing, reading and navigating through such a fluid environment would open up entirely new and unexpected narrative-scapes. Reading is also physical and not just optical. The body has to move here or there to shift elements…

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