An Artist Stares Back at the Surveillance State
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An Artist Stares Back at the Surveillance State

Here is a nice little interview with Trevor Paglen talking broadly about his work, new ways of seeing, image making and machine vision. “Multimedia artist Trevor Paglen is mapping out the new landscape of digital communications and surveillance. In this wide-ranging interview the photographer, sculptor, geographer and writer talks about how he is learning to … Continue reading

davos 2016: privacy and secrecy
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davos 2016: privacy and secrecy

Sorry for the delay on these post. Just cleaning out my drafts folder. Commonality = priveldge information = value which we trade . Sharing of nuggets of information . goverenments engage in surveillance and espionage Should government be allowed to read someones emails? NO (sort of) / Yes (with a caveat) / YES (sometime) / Yes (with … Continue reading

<a href="SoundDome.Org">SoundDome.Org</a> – SoundDome16
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SoundDome.Org – SoundDome16

http://www.sounddome.org/sounddome16 SoundDome: Composing with Space “What makes your heart sing? For me, and for the other members of SoundDome.Org it is the point of intersection between sound, technology, and space. The sound dome brings to life an extraordinary three-dimensional sound world previously conceivable only in the imagination of the composer.”  Dr John Coulter Managing Trustee   Continue reading

timeline of 2oth c. art and new media
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timeline of 2oth c. art and new media

[click on the image to expand] http://www.ramakarl.com/website/ Rama Hoetzlein is an interactive media artist and computer scientist working in the areas of knowledge engineering and behavioral systems. I seek to develop the theoretical foundations of new media arts, and to explore the design, limitations, and capabilities of intelligent systems. My goal is to enable convergence … Continue reading

STEM vs STEAM
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STEM vs STEAM

[image] photo credit: Charles Nègre, La tailleur de pierre, salt print from a collodion on glass negative, summer 1853 courtesy of Hans P. Kraus, Jr. | New York. Retrieved from http://stemtosteam.org/case-studies/ A fascinating conversation on Radio NZ between Noelle McCarthy and Professor Bruce Sheridan around creativity, generating ideas, improvisation, education, failure and a lot more… the ideas around ‘STEM’ (science, technology, engineering and maths) vs … Continue reading

The quietus of the object and the dexterity of 360º vision.
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The quietus of the object and the dexterity of 360º vision.

[image] Joseph Nicéphore Niépce, ca. 1826. View from the Window at Le Gras [Direct positive image on bitumen coated pewter plate 19.685 x 16.51 cm]. Austin TX, USA: Gernsheim Collection, Harry Ransom Center. The subject of cameras and surveillance is widely written and commented on both in academic circles and in popular culture. It’s a duopoly … Continue reading