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March 28, 2010

Trash Fashion Show in Seattle

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What is the Trash Fashion Show?
Sourced from a dumpster near you, local fashion designers craft panache from trash. At The RE Store's 9th Annual Trash Fashion Show, models flaunt designer detritus on the catwalk as the MC announces the surprising source and vision behind each fashion.

The selected fashions and accessories stretch the imagination regarding what is wearable - materials might include construction fencing, food packaging, inner tubes, soda pop top chainmail, or plastic grocery bags woven, crocheted, pleated or sewn. If it can be thrown away, its fair game for the trash fashionistas.

Link to photos from previous shows:
http://www.re-store.org/index.php?option=com_phocagallery&view=category&id=14

Link to 9th Annual RE Store Seattle Trash Fashion Show

http://www.re-store.org/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=479:2010-trash-fashion-show&catid=59

March 22, 2010

Tate Foley > lecture Tues @ 10am

ARTIST PRESENTATION:
Tate Foley, a candidate for the one-year print position
will be visiting the campus and giving a presentation of his work
on Tuesday, March 23 at 10 am in the Tweed Lecture Gallery.

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Tate comes from the University of Georgia, in Athens, GA, where he has been finishing his graduate studies in print and teaching a range of courses. He brings a mix of studio practice and graphic design, with digital, traditional and bookmaking applications. Recently he was awarded a fellowship from the Southern Graphics Council, a national selection process. Tate has further distinguished himself through numerous solo and group exhibitions, representation in public and private collections, and an active record of participation in professional forums and panel presentations.
All are invited to attend!

view his work
http://www.tatemillerton.com/foleyhome.htm

March 10, 2010

Augmented Reality Art Projects

We just ordered a copy of this software for the VizLab. SnapDragonAR is produced by the Augmented Reality Lab at York University in association with Mark Fiala and is now available to download. The groundbreaking software is inspired by the works of G. A. Rhodes' 52 Card Psycho and Caitlin Fisher's Andromeda.
http://www.futurestories.ca/snapdragonar.html

We might test this software for use on our ReKnit Tales projects.

AR Art Projects + Experiments:

AR+RFID Lab is a collaboration initiative of the Royal Academy of Art (KABK) in The Hague, Delft University of Technology and local companies in the field of art and design.
http://www.arlab.nl/projects.html

http://vodpod.com/watch/2557840-augmented-reality-art

http://vodpod.com/watch/2976299-twitter-and-augmented-reality

http://epirate.shu.edu/2010/01/augmented-reality-for-digital-storytelling.html

http://blog.craigkapp.com/?p=1207

http://www.daevision.com/

http://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=augmented+reality&search=


Also of interest:
ARTag markers on hand-held and wearable objects -see www.artag.net. A Magic Mirror
paradigm is an augmented reality (AR) system where a camera and display device act as a mirror where one can see ...

ARTag Magic Mirror
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gOYgyJxmNp0&feature=related

http://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=artag&search=tag

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0laz-PSaVRQ

March 7, 2010

OK Go - This Too Shall Pass - Rube Goldberg

Elly PrestegÄrd > Artgarden


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Elly PrestegÄrd 's blog
ARTGARDEN - the crossroad
http://ellypropelly.wordpress.com/

Na'vi People of Hometree Wisconsin

Portrait of The Na'vi People of Hometree Wisconsin.

March 2, 2010

Ax-Man Surplus

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This is where artists shop. Plan your spring break visit to Ax-Man Surplus.

http://www.ax-man.com/

All My Eyes > new blog


All My Eyes is the new visual blog by former Fortune magazine graphics editor Linda Eckstein. Check it out for great visuals of all kinds.
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http://allmyeyes.blogspot.com/