"When I get new evidence I change my mind. What do you do?" John Maynard Keynes
- Nelson Mandela
- Teaching Cartoon: Two On ‘Timing’ & a Tale
- THE VOID (trailer)
- Humberto Maturana & Heinz von Foerster: Meta-Science, Reflection
- Visual Experiment: On the Trail (ARK)
- Teaching Cartoons: Instrumentality 1 & 2
- Mandorla: Trailer
- A Hidden ‘Meta’
- Who Are Your Luminaries?
- Everyone is going one place or the other, ‘cept corporations
- Kippie’s Ekaya
- Free Play Softball League: Ludic Aspirations & the Blue Men Group
- Symmetry Visual Experiment
- Teaching cartoon: Preparation
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- If, during the long course of ages and under varying conditions of life, organic beings vary at all in the several parts of their organization, and I think this cannot be disputed; if there be, owing to the high geometric powers of increase of each species, at some age, season or year, a severe struggle for life, and this certainly cannot be disputed; then, considering the infinite complexity of the relations of all organic beings to each other and to their conditions of existence, causing an infinite variety in structure, constitution, and habits, to be advantageous to them, I think it would be a most extraordinary fact if no variation ever had occurred useful to each being’s own welfare, in the same way as so many variations have occurred useful to man. But if variations useful to any organic being do occur, assuredly individuals thus characterized will have the best chance of being preserved in the struggle for life; and from the strong principle of inheritance they will tend to produce offspring similarly characterized. This principle of preservation, I have called, for the sake of brevity, Natural Selection. [Charles Darwin (1859) On the Origin of Species]
- “It is essential to such a government, that it be derived from the great body of the society, not from an inconsiderable proportion, or a favored class of it; otherwise a handful of tyrannical nobles, exercising their oppressions by a delegation of their powers, might aspire to the rank of republicans, and claim for their government the honorable title of republic.” James Madison
- All the property that is necessary to a Man, for the Conservation of the Individual and the Propagation of the Species, is his natural Right, which none can justly deprive him of: But all Property superfluous to such purposes is the Property of the Publick, who, by their Laws, have created it, and who may therefore by other laws dispose of it, whenever the Welfare of the Publick shall demand such Disposition. He that does not like civil Society on these Terms, let him retire and live among Savages. He can have no right to the benefits of Society, who will not pay his Club towards the Support of it. -Benjamin Franklin
Thinking Outside the Agora
- Short documentary turns folks into personifications of their nightmares December 9, 2013In Dreams is an experimental documentary on a familiar subject: common recurring nightmares. But with a little animation, the dreamers are transformed into the very things they fear when they close their eyes.Read more... […]
- What if the Orphan Black clones met as kids? December 8, 2013Fan comic Itty Bitty Orphan Black is Orphan Black's answer to Tiny Titans, imagining the early adventures of Sarah, her fellow clones, and their friends at Dyad Preschool, with plenty of cheeky references to the TV show (and spoilers).Read more...
- Aubrey Plaza goes full zombie in photos from Life After Beth December 8, 2013Aubrey Plaza doesn't look like her usual cool and collected self in the first images from the zombie film Life After Beth. In fact, she looks feral and very much dead—not to mention hungry.Read more...
- Amazing close-up photos of snowflakes taken without a microscope December 8, 2013These are the best kinds of snowflakes: the kind that are under the lens of a camera and not piled up outside my door. A Russian photographer uses a set up he made himself to take these photos. See more below!Read more...
- Crowdfund comics based on the lesser-known Grimm fairy tales and more December 8, 2013On the list of projects looking for a little crowfunding is an artbook depicting a world created by movie concept artists, a collection of comics based on the tales of the Brothers Grimm, a swashbuckling all-ages fantasy novel, a series of stories from the universe of the Elite computer games, and an anthology of short films from Italy's exploitation di […]
- Short documentary turns folks into personifications of their nightmares December 9, 2013
- The Perfect Present for Pi Prototypers December 8, 2013
- How I Started Worrying and Learned to Fear Our Robot Overlords December 8, 2013
- The Persistently Cool Blinky POV Kit December 7, 2013
- Creating Kimchi: There’s No Whey I Could Make This Up December 7, 2013
- This Arduino is No. 1 on my List December 7, 2013
Category Archives: creative captures
Panoramic interactive projection, 4.0 surround sound
Loft Project Etagi gallery
Audiovisual installation “Void” is an attempt to visualize the idea of emptiness.
Emptiness here is regarded not as an absence of everything, but as an initial state when anything can appear. To see how dark room turns into the Big Bang epicenter a visitor should become “empty”. Every move and sound, captured by sensitive equipment, stops the 360 degrees audiovisual flow around.
“Void” is a social experiment, to see how long today people can stay totally calm.
Visuals/ programming: A. Letcius, A. Sinica, M. Udchenko
Sound/ programming: A. Kochnev, K. Suhanov, S. Perevoschikov
>>via Robert Rich Facebook; Robert is doing the music.
Life is a system of ‘now you see it,’ and ‘now you don’t.” Alan Watts
Irish animation studio Brown Bag Films released its 2011 short 23 Degrees 5 Minutes online today. Based on a story by Austin Kenny, the CG short is directed by Darragh O’Connell, who has been twice nominated for the animated short Oscar for co-directing the films Give Up Yer Aul Sins and Granny O’Grimm’s Sleeping Beauty.
Joseph Clark, August 7th
via Create Digital Motion Visualism – A new art Form is exemplified in this installation by Jake Snider.
Pixels and vectors aside, visualism is work in light. And so, it’s refreshing to see work as direct and evocative as that sent to CDM by reader Jake Snider. It makes interacting with light the centerpiece of the work. It’s visceral, sensual, and elegant – and keep watching the video above to the very end for a very sweet smooch. (Peter Kirn)
Tony Orrico (Youtube channel)
also: Leslie Halliwell–>Portfolio–>Spirograph Drawings
DIY, or, Random: Dynamic Spirograph at Deviant Art (Flash interface and programming)
Joanne Kyger lecture on the poet as historical investigator. (July 16, 1986) (Archive.org)
Into the party, with engraved invitations, I am bored when
I realize the champagne in the decrepit bowl is going to get
filled up a lot. Well then, on the greens in front of the
Mansion are walking Tom Clark and Ted Berrigan, what chums!
Do you think I could possibly fall in step, as they turn same
to far flung university on horizon, gleaming. You bet your
life not. The trouble, says Ted, with you Joanne, is that
you’re not intelligent enough.
reprinted from All This Every Day, Big Sky, 1975
(from Kyger at Electronic Poetry Center)
Context: To Be Jack Spicer In a Dream (Jacket magazine)
Lunch Poems, UC Berkeley.
Really intriguing creativity to be found at youtube, searching on kinetic sculpture.
Working at the fringes of innovation in science, art and design, rAndom International have developed a series of projects and installations that aim to re-interpret the ‘cold’ nature of digital-based work by providing the viewer with the opportunity for a more hands-on experience with technology. Their work emphasizes the ephemeral quality of information, harbors an intense curiosity toward experimental processes, and includes a body of diverse installations, commissioned works, and performance projects. More recently, rAndom International has investigated the potential of endowing usually inanimate objects and environments with behavioral qualities. As part of their evolving relationship with Wayne McGregor | Random Dance. src