by admin 12/10/2015 0 comm

Jacob’s Ladder—Assembly

I procured some interesting materials from the interiors group where I work, unfortunately the cork samples where just a few pieces short and the veneer finishes on wood backing had holes in the top that I could not remove. Too bad about the veneer pieces especially, they were lightweight yet had a good density and […]

by admin 14/04/2011 0 comm

Wi-Fi Markers – the Creation of Mini-Monoliths

Stone. Marble. Concrete. All solid, durable materials used to display public decrees and political messages conveying a sense of authority and power. Consider the Trajan column in Rome, erected to commemorate the Roman emperor’s victory. The craftsmanship of carefully carved letter forms, prominent placement in the city and the impermeable material all reinforce that this […]

by admin 19/03/2011 0 comm

Theory Thoughts

I saw a video where they brought invisible Wi-Fi networks to life with a form of light painting created from walking along with a light bar that would turn more lights on as the signal increased. The effect was a light-fence that would peak and recede. This image of this light-fence got me thinking “this looks so […]

by admin 17/02/2011 0 comm

So Much Tension, the Final Chapter

After some carefully timed hammering and muttered apologies to my condo neighbours I am happy to say I have finished my hierarchy word-drawer project. At the grand reveal on presentation day my classmates interacted with the piece in the way that I had hoped. Each “word-drawer” has a different level of tension applied to it. […]

by admin 27/01/2011 0 comm

Hierarchy Study

One idea for my hierarchy project revolved around volume, or the idea of mass. Something like sea anemones that expand to eat and contract to protect themselves from predators. Of course I can not collect and tattoo a small colony of sea anemones. An alternative approach would be to fill up balloons with different volumes of air, […]