Monthly Archives: January 2016

More on light

Just like buses, after going to the Lumiere festival in Kings Cross – see here – another light Festival comes along directly afterwards. This time we went to the Winter Light Festival at Canary Wharf – see here for details. … Continue reading

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The first physical book: subject matter and form

I received my book yesterday and so have spent much of my time thinking and reflecting on it rather than doing anything to the book. Here it is in all its tangible glory. Thanks to Free music here for the … Continue reading

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Behind the Scenes at the 21st Century Museum (MOOC)

I signed up for this short six week Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) course as it appears to fit so well with where I am in my MA; that is, fully focussed on curation and exhibiting. Week 1: Museums definedThe … Continue reading

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Echo

I attended my local hospital for an Echocardiogram on Saturday and asked if I could create an photo of the event but was told I couldn’t. So I present you with this image instead. I like it for its form … Continue reading

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Lumiere and the news

Last Friday K and I visited the Lumiere London Festival at Kings Cross. I like the idea of lightscapes – especially those that turn one thing into another. Do you remember the Queens Golden Jubilee where Buckingham Palace was transformed … Continue reading

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Curation

As my book production has been progressing I have been making regular changes to both the order and processing and production values of some images and with this in mind I thought it worth spending some time carrying out some … Continue reading

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Symposium notes: media becomes software?

Jonathan emailed prior to today’s symposium with a task. We were asked to read Media After Software by Lev Manovich published over 2011/2012 and available here. And consider the following questions: 1) In answer to his own question — what … Continue reading

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This hand

This hand, so frail and knobbly now, with skin like fragile tissue paper, This hand used to be strong and loving and safe, once this hand protected me; But no longer, It’s my turn to look after this hand now.

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Movement and the impaired body

I found a really interesting video here that  shows and explores  impaired bodies as they move. The video was created using motion capture and 3D animation and really allows the viewer to see the essence of the movements and the … Continue reading

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Draft book sent for printing

Completing multiple drafts of my book along with the reading suggests to me that I am not going to get much further now without seeing the book in its physical form – eg things like paper quality etc. So following … Continue reading

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