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Documentation of Live Performance and Variable Media Artworks

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Abstract:
In response to a research assignment asking us to speculate on the future of a non-digital technology as it transitions to a media platform, I chose to examine the impact of documentation on performance artists’ approach to creating new work, and the role that digital documentation plays in shaping our experience of live performance.

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MEMENTO

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In response to an assignment asking students to create an interactive interface to the movie Memento, I chose to experiment with the effect of discarding a linear timeline in favor of creating stories based on user interest and goals.  read more »

Making Meaning: 100 Clips & Stills from TV and Film

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Making Meaning: 100 Clips & Stills from TV and Film is a collection of time-based media examples that illustrate cinematic techniques that help convey meaning. Created as a teaching tool for time-based design courses, Making Meaning permits students to select clips based on visual interest, search for specific terms, watch an annotated timeline of the clip, and find cross-references to similar clips.  read more »

Visualizing Visuality / Interactive Tools for Visual Literacy

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To become literate and articulate in the domain of images, to be competent in understanding the nature and structure of visual messages, is to be keenly aware of one’s vision. It also means mastering a common set of terms attached to what one sees and creates. Attaining this comprehensive understanding of visual form is the task of a design student.  read more »

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