19 May 2011

Where My Friends Be : mashup uses Google Maps and your own list of Facebook friends to create an animated map of where all your friends are located


(Graph) Text Message growth

(Book) Visual Complexity: Mapping Patterns of Information

(Example) Public Art Guide

Get to the Good Part: In Praise of Shortened Attention Spans

Call idea : artists will be given a (file?) package of identical materials that comprises of ten? different elements, and each will be asked to each create a single collage artwork using the pieces provided. Via

"It is one of the primary motives of modern art that it wants to abolish the distance which the viewer, the consumer, the audience maintain vis-a-vis a work of art. There is no doubt that the leaders of the creative artists of the last 50 years concentrated their efforts mainly on eliminating that distance." - Hans-Georg Gadamer
"Music with dinner is an insult both to the cook and the violinist." - G. K. Chesterton
"When was the last time you pleasantly surprised or even shocked someone, and remained anonymous? Well, it just may be the most fun one can have in time and space. Let's play!" - The Universe
"Wonder is the desire for knowledge." - Saint Thomas Aquinas
"There was never a nation great until it came to the knowledge that it had nowhere in the world to go for help." - Charles Dudley Warner

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