Month: August 2011

The Treachery of Images

Funny how a picture (any kind of picture) is a mere representation. I wrote a couple of posts about perception some time ago. One on eye anatomy and the other on eye anatomy related to mental capacity. So, it was great to see a Calamities of Nature comic strip paying homage to Magritte (and Foucault).…

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Daily bread

Ah, daily bread can be taken in so many ways. Daily bread is the sustenance I’ve given my brain for the past eight months around all things art, specifically, New Media. Daily bread includes all the little bits to the gargantuan bits of information I’ve taken in since the beginning of the year. Daily bread equates…

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Why Art in Virtual Worlds?

Exploration of new forms has been a modus operandi of the avant garde for over a century, and New Media is doubly implicated in this gesture of praxis. New Media implicitly signifies novelty by virtue of its name alone, but also through its definition that includes emergent (but primarily digital) artforms. As a subset of this, one…

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