30 January 2015




(Open Source Illustrator-compatible) https://inkscape.org/en/download/

(Tool Library) https://groups.google.com/forum/#!forum/lasersaur

(Definition) "Dilettante" : a person who takes up an art, activity, or subject merely for amusement, especially in a desultory or superficial way; dabbler

Why Bees Build Perfect Hexagons

http://institutewithoutboundaries.ca  (at George Brown College)

(Infographics) http://www.coolinfographics.com/blog/2015/1/19/the-future-of-rare-earth-elements


"There can be as much value in the blink of an eye as in months of rational analysis." - Malcolm Gladwell  Via
"Dance.. No matter what. Smile.. No matter when. Live.. No matter, how." - Vanessa Redgrave (in 'Isadora Duncan')
"'Sooner or later' the gun goes off." - Walter Mosley
"How can an artist call the world into question with his works if he isn’t allowed to use that world’s images?" - Via
"I found I could say things with color and shapes that I couldn't say any other way--things I had no words for." - Georgia O'Keefe

27 January 2015


Transformable hexagonal dome


(Book). http://www.nytimes.com/2015/01/04/books/review/empires-crossroads-by-carrie-gibson

Origami Globe Box



(Definition) 关系 "guānxi" : general Chinese term used to describe relationships that may result in the exchanges of favors or "connections" that are beneficial for the parties involved



 "Time's just an illusion that allows you to project into space only those things you think about." - TU
"If you want to live your life in a creative way, as an artist, you have to not look back too much. You have to be willing to take whatever you've done and whoever you were and throw them away." - Steve Jobs
"In every phenomenon the beginning remains always the most notable moment." - Thomas Carlyle
"But wait, there's tinfoil." - Via
" Remain a dilettante to avoid the pratfalls of professionalism." - timeline of Lori Ellison

23 January 2015


Test app



(Artist) http://projects.jennyholzer.com/projections


(Video) "The Imitation Game"; how they broke the Enigma Code

(Book) https://medium.com/how-to-fly-a-horse/the-creativity-myth

(San Francisco) http://www.exploratoriumhttp://www.exploratorium.edu/explore/arts.edu/explore/arts


"A great flame follows a little spark." - Dante
"The greatest enemy of knowledge is not ignorance, it is the illusion of knowledge." - Daniel J. Boorstin, The Discoverers: A History of Man's Search to Know His World and Himself
"It's better to be a pirate than join the navy." - Steve Jobs, founder of Apple
"My way of joking is to tell the truth. That's the funniest joke in the world." - Muhammad Ali
"Whatever you want to do, do it. There are only so many tomorrows." - lis

20 January 2015



(Making of) The "Fear and Delight" (multi-camera music video)



http://news.distractify.com/pinar/31st-international-ice-and-snow-festival/    Site

Doodling https://www.zentangle.com/zentangle-method


Twitter changes

"Being an artist is not just about what happens when you are in the studio. The way you live, the people you choose to love and the way you love them, the way you vote, the words that come out of your mouth… will also become the raw material for the art you make." -  Teresita Fernández, MacArthur Genius
"I destroy my enemies when I make them my friends." - Abraham Lincoln
"An idea that is not dangerous is unworthy of being called an idea at all." - Oscar Wilde, THE CRITIC AS ARTIST
"At the end of the day, it isn’t where I came from. Maybe home is somewhere I’m going and never have been before." - Warsan Shire
"Every great and original writer must himself create the taste by which he is to be relished. - Wordsworth

16 January 2015






Anamorphic Graffiti

3D Printing Art

http://www.sciencedump.com/content/are-you-visual-thinker ?

 "Art as a way of knowing"; https://www.exploratorium.edu/knowing/pdfs/ConferenceReport.pdf

(Videos) Controlled Demolitions

"Ring the bells that still can ring, Forget your perfect offering . There is a crack in everything, That's how the light gets in." - Leonard Cohen
"Fiction is lies that tell the truth." - Neil Gaiman
"The battle you are going through is not fuel by the words or actions of others; it is fueled by the mind that gives it importance." - Shannon L. Alder
"I know there is no straight road; No straight road in this world; Only a giant labyrinth; Of intersecting crossroads." - F. Garcia Lorca
"When you do what you love, the seemingly impossible becomes simply challenging, the laborious becomes purposeful resistance, the difficult loses its edge and is trampled by your progress." - Steve Maraboliy

12 January 2015



(Videos) New Media Art


Collage Essay : http://www.xorph.com/jadixon/archives/4527



One of my proposals;  http://winterstations.com/submissions



"History is written by the victors." - Winston Churchill
"The true secret of happiness lies in taking a genuine interest in all the details of daily life." - William Morris
"Some poets choose anonymity; some have anonymity thrust upon them." - Via
"You can cultivate your sprouts: try to identify incipient tendencies of desirable behavior within you, and then nurture and expand them until they are strong enough to take over. (Or you can just go with the flow: forget about trying, forget about not trying, and just let the values that you want to embrace pick you up and carry you along)." - http://www.brainpickings.org/2014/04/21/trying-not-to-try-slingerland/
"The therapy that comes from helping someone else is one of the most advanced ways to help yourself." - TU

08 January 2015


Mind-Bending GIFs (Push the Limits of the Format?)



(Animation) Fractal Tree;     

Works Inspired by Kandinsky


http://www.business2community.com/strategy/information-overload-your-frenemy-for-the-new-year  (via Business 2 Community)


https://www.google.com/insidesearch/features/myanswers/ (flights, etc.)

"It's not knowing what the answer or solution is, but simply knowing that there is one, which brings it forth." - The Universe
"What others say and do is a projection of their own reality, their own dream. When you are immune to the opinions and actions of others, you won’t be the victim of needless suffering." - Miguel Ruiz
"...how much does art actually need buyers." - BMW Art Guide by Independent Collectors
"In real art, theory does not precede practice, but follows her. Everything is at first, a matter of feeling." - Wassily Kandinsky
"What is holding us from being authentic?" - Tao Te Ching, Verse 22

05 January 2015





New Media Artist: http://www.goldmanarts.com



CYBERFEST : exhibitions/events in 4 innovative cities on at the very frontier of Art & Tech   Via



"Where you've been, has no bearing on where you can still go." - TU
"The most beautiful and profound emotion that we can experience is the sensation of the mystical. It is at the root of true science." - Albert Einstein
"If you clean toilets, you may bump into angels, who are also cleaning toilets." - John Devlin
"Every man gotta right to decide his own destiny." - Bob Marley
"There are two ways of disliking art; one is to dislike it, and the other to like it rationally." - Oscar Wilde

02 January 2015

(Segregation Map)  http://www.wired.com/2013/08/how-segregated-is-your-city

http://www.openheatmap.com/ : turn your spreadsheet into a map

What is the best format for rendering and exporting from After Effects?



(Online) txt2hold-like "Snowflake Maker"



The Fence Post Cube:  

(Book)  http://hyperallergic.com/167959/the-original-renaissance-man-and-his-brain/

"Photography is not an art. It is a technology." - Via
"Some things don't sound like they look. Others don't look like they sound. There are friends who don't act like friends. And enemies who'd never dream of hurting anyone." - TU
"Quiet minds cannot be perplexed or frightened, but go on in fortune or misfortune at their own pace, like a clock during a thunderstorm." - Robert Louis Stevenson
"A great man knows that he is small." - G.K. Chesterton
"Elves seldom give unguarded advice, for advice is a dangerous gift, even from the wise to the wise, and all courses may run ill." - Gildor