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Visualizing a New-Media Landscape

When Gold set out to create a new visual identity for Wikia, a hosting service for collaboratively run websites, we realized we were stepping into a new-media landscape where traditional hierarchies of author, editor, and user do not apply. In an old-media landscape things were linear, a 1:1 ratio. We began by mapping what...

Today's Obsession: JT Nimoy

JT Nimoy is a procedural artist who let loose a bit of a bomb blast over the weekend: he revealed much of his process and sketches from six months of work for Tron Legacy. I wanted to link to this yesterday, but frankly, it was impossibly to even connect to his server with all...

Today's Obsession: Mark Webster

Processing is one of my favorite visual playgrounds; a community and development environment created to promote software literacy within the visual disciplines (essentially, you program to make visual artifacts). Lately, my partner Su’s been following Mark Webster, a skilled artist within the medium, and watching his Flickr stream grow with lovely, impressionistic artifacts created...

Today's Obsession: Strata

The Strata project by Quayola is a seductive jewel, commissioned and developed for the Bordeaux Art & Architecture Biennale. There are (currently) three pieces, each representing a city’s signature works—Bordeaux, Rome, and Paris. The idea is pretty simple: paintings are analyzed for color composition, then broken down into triangle pieces of color. Each triangle...