Yesterday I caught lectures at the Museum of Modern Art, caught the Jess Wall show and then took in the Rocks Pop-Up exhibitions
Nostalgia of the new
Unhomely – ISEA 2013
Key words and phrases: Personal Aesthetic, Poetic gaps in knowledge, Location lends traction, Fuzzy logic.
Tom Ellard took an ‘engaging rant’ strategy to say he did not understand at which point things are classed as old.
Key words and phrases: Media Ghosts, Veneration through media containers, Skeuomorphic interfaces.
Lucas Abela titled his talk “Back to the arcade”. He spoke about his projects which looked like crazy amounts of fun to engage with. Vinyl rally in particular. I wold love to bring this work to the Northeast (UK).
Key words and phrases: Aesthetic of play
Distributed Enablers of the new grid
Andrew Burrell Said he was on a ‘Subjective Trajectory’ and he was.
Thea Baumann This had to be the best presentation so far. I need to follow this up with more text than I have time for at present. But go to her site and read up on Metaverse Makeovers. Very impressed.
Key words and phrases: Fast Networks, NBN, Walkshop, Fieldbook
Space and Architecture
Lots to add on this one, but it is probably best to leave a trail of links to the various projects that were discussed:
- Blinkenlights – 2001
- Kunsthaus Graz – 2003
- Galleria seoul – 2004
- Star Place Kaohsiung – 2008
- Galleria Centercity Cheonan – 2010
- Lotus Dome – 2012
Favourite word of the day: Uglify