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March 27, 2011

Testing > can I post a swf file here?

joellynrock_slides.swf

March 25, 2011

What is Steampunk?

STEAMPUNKS 2011 from Andy Gallacher on Vimeo.

March 19, 2011

Interactive Art > Silk

silk_screengrab.jpg

http://www.stumbleupon.com/su/8kneeh/weavesilk.com/

March 14, 2011

Kinect with a mind of it's own

March 10, 2011

Don't Miss > Caitlin Fisher Lecture

Coming up right after Spring Break:
UMD's Visual Culture Lecture Series

Caitlin Fisher Lecture: Tuesday March 22, 2011
Location: Montague Hall 70
Time: 6:00 PM (free and open to the public)
University of Minnesota Duluth

Creative writer and digital media artist, Caitlin Fisher will visit
our campus just after spring break. She will give a public lecture
about her creative work at 6pm on March 22 and meet with digital arts
classes at UMD during the day. Her interdisciplinary creative projects
are of interest to writers, digital artists, designers, computer
scientists, filmmakers and anyone exploring emerging media formats.
More info below:

Caitlin Fisher holds a Canada Research Chair in Digital Culture in the
Department of Film at York University, Toronto. A co-founder of York's
Future Cinema Lab, her research investigates the future of narrative
through explorations of interactive storytelling and interactive
cinema. She also directs York's Augmented Reality Lab, drawing
students from both Fine Arts and Computer Science and producing
software and interface solutions as well as groundbreaking content.
Caitlin was awarded the International Electronic Literature Award for
Fiction in 2001. More recently, her augmented reality poem, Andromeda,
was awarded the 2008 International VinarĂ²s Prize for Electronic
Literature.
Andromeda:
http://collection.eliterature.org/2/works/fisher_andromeda.html
fisher__andromeda.png
Caitlin Fisher
BA (Toronto), MA (Carleton), PhD (York)
Canada Research Chair in Digital Culture
Associate Professor, Department of Film, York University

More about Dr. Fisher:
http://www.futurecinema.ca/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=18&Itemid=32

March 9, 2011

Automatic Writing - William Kentridge

March 6, 2011

Facebook + Egyptian Revolution

Officially, Facebook has remained mum on its role in the protests in Egypt and Tunisia, which grew into full-on revolutions. But this week, reports have surfaced that reveal a somewhat active involvement in the events and outline Facebook's support of democracy and civic engagement...

http://mashable.com/2011/02/25/facebook-egypt/

http://sabbah.biz/mt/archives/2011/02/20/mind-sets-and-revolutions/