The Adam Curtis documentary series, All Watched Over By Machines Of Loving Grace, begins each of three BBC-broadcast episodes with the title card, “THIS IS A STORY ABOUT THE RISE OF THE MACHINES”.
The series aired in spring 2011, and is … Read more ›
A group of researchers made up of advanced students from the Center for Experimental Media Arts (CEMA) and the Dhirubhai Ambani Institute of Information and Communication Technology (DAIICT) set out to learn about ethnographic practice and to experience the places … Read more ›
There is a fantastic series of podcasts produced by the CBC a few years back. The podcasts interviews many noted historians, philosophers, sociologists, and scientists to help distill what science is, how it’s claims to knowledge and facts are … Read more ›
Yesterday I made a point of visiting the exhibition “Design in the Age of Darwin” at the Block Museum of Art on Northwestern University’s campus in Evanston, IL. The title of the exhibition caught my attention when I was flipping … Read more ›
I’m picky when it comes to using metaphors. They reveal so much about the biases and commitments that underscore our thinking and, more importantly, how that thinking gets translated into physical manifestations and action.
Cathy Davidson at HASTAC has written … Read more ›
IN THE NATURE OF THE EXPERIMENT from srishti on Vimeo.
This is a short video about the Center for Experimental Media Arts, the lab where I work.
Here at the Center for Experimental Media Arts we have been delving into a biology-themed semester. Here is a list of readings that we are more or less using to structure lab meetings and interactions with other groups at … Read more ›
Gabriel A. HarpLeonardo. August 2007, Vol. 40, No. 4, Pages 376-381
Evidence from language, history and form suggest an analogy between the cinema and the genome. The author describes some of the relationships between cinema and the genome and points to … Read more ›
What are the historical precedents for design and strategy? Why does innovation not matter or why should it? What is empathy? For whom does it matter?Design Strategist Papers is a an effort to look deeply into the history … Read more ›
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Parimaribo, SurinameMay 2005
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