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The Honeymoon’s Over: Reflecting on the Internet Utopianism and the Arts Published to The Civic Beat

A couple of weeks ago, I had the privilege of co-presenting on a panel with An Xiao Mina and Ben Valentine. Below is my excerpt of the full write up by all three of us published to The Civic Beat! Exciting!! Please feel free to share thoughts and comments. Or feel free to connect with […]

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Art and Technology arts and technology Creative Coding | Programming

Review of Shih Chieh Huang at the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts in Daily Serving

The flickering, multi-colored lights of Shih Chieh Huang’s installation Synthetic Seduction, now on view at the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, reminds me of the cellular and molecular models found in biology classrooms. When I was a student, one of the ways in which I learned about organic forms was by placing mitochondria, lysosomes, […]

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Asterisk SF Artist Profile on Scott Kildall

Excerpt from “The Art of Scott Kildall” Kildall’s residency at the organization yielded a body of work involving a prospector in the year 2049, one who is scavenging, reinvigorating, and resurrecting discarded materials at the dump. From a figurative latex mask to the circuitry of bulky electronics that simulate transmissions from the future, his work […]

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Art Art and Technology Multi Media

You know you’re in Art School when…

Performance Piece by artist Ken Becker from Dorothy Santos on Vimeo. One of your brilliant classmates hacks open a sculptural work during a performance piece. I will be posting more pictures this weekend but one of the graduate wide electives I took this past semester was Sound, Music, and Technology. Ken was in my class […]

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Art arts and technology conceptual art Culture Criticism Observations Perception Sculpture Visual Arts

Imagine 2049 Time Capsule

I recently submitted an Invention for the Imagine 2049 time capsule, which is part of Scott Kildall’s series, 2049. You can submit your invention for the future at www.imagine2049.com. All “future inventions” submitted before Thursday, January 10th will be placed in the time capsule and opened in the year 2049. Please consider being a part of […]

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Hella More Funner making art Hella More Fun (for All)

Information overload is all too common with today’s readily accessible images, text, and video. Even language reveals our dependence on the Internet, with the word google not only referring to a company but also being used as a verb in lieu of search. The Internet and social media have become ubiquitous in our daily routines. […]