I was out riding today and met an unusual man by the name of Michel. He was a curious man. I would not call him charming or anything like it. Quite the opposite, he spoke with a candor that might get him arrested in some circles. And yet he had a presence. His gaze seemed to penetrate right through me. It was remarkable.
Michel gave me this drawing which he said was for a macchina da scrivere.It…
Since Nicola Tesla developed the notion of alternating current, arguably more cultural change has occurred worldwide, than in all of our collective human saga. In examples ranging first from electric lighting, to radio, to television, to personal computing and now onto the proliferation of non-location based networked communities, homo sapiens has now entered a world where virtual presence has…
Just wanted to follow-up on a post I did awhile ago about the monumental sculpture by Paul Conrad “Chain Reaction”.
In a 6 to 1 decsion on Feb 24, 2014, the Santa Monica City Council approved a measure to save and restore the artwork, which had been deemed unsafe. Large public support for the sculpture and the raising of over $100,000 towards the cost of its restoration, convinced the city…
On March 12, 2014, I premiere a major part of the performance project I’ve been working on for the past year — What’s on [My] Mind?
What’s on [My] Mind? is a transmedia performance. Working in multiple mediums — monologues, music, social media, virtual worlds, and blogs —I explore how race, kinship, history and annexation conspire to determine a person’s (a family’s, a nation’s) fate. Born…
10 Way to Shift the Paradigm!Pedagogy ‘n Assessment
- How you teach shapes what you teach
- What you count is what you value
Cathy N. Davidson & Sheryl Grant
4. Make! From Critical 2 Creative Contribution
Pedagogy – Child + Lead (leading the child)Theorists
–> The child leading!
- Jean Piaget
- Lev Vygotsky
- John Dewey – from Idea > Practice » Learning!
- Eric S. Raymond – Cathedral (top down) & Bazaar…
ONE Night: EZTV, SIGGRAPH and Digital Art in West Hollywood, of which the Fly-By project is a part, has been moved from April 12 to May 31st. It has also moved from the outdoor parking lot that is was originally to be staged in, to a much larger, and much nicer park, across the street.
This is a good thing for many reasons. First it will become a much better audience experience,…