Artist Residencies · Iceland AiRs · Unclassified

Augmenting reality

From Old Norse auga, from Proto-Germanic *augô, from Proto-Indo-European *h₃ekʷ- ‎(“eye; to see”). Cognates include Latin oculus Since early Spring I have been messing around with Unity and Arduino (actually I have been playing with Arduino for a couple years…) slowly building knowledge towards a new iteration of Wonderlandish combined with the Air We Breath. The idea that the fundamental act of observing… Continue reading Augmenting reality

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waving influences

I’m really enjoying this Vitirgraph murrine! Downloaded some new sounds (from Bleep!) for the occasion The murrine I pulled and cut samples from the other day- I believe I already shared a photo but JIC here it is again 🙂 Yesterday I tack fused some pieces to 3mm scrap glass, left over from the pulls.… Continue reading waving influences

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nanopod: Handmade Video Portrait

Handmade Portraits: Nanopod from Etsy on Vimeo. Download the music here! Andrei Gravelle Check out the film maker, Pascal Perich. Torontonians, can you guess all of the locations this video was shot in and around? (hint: there are 5) Give it a go & win a glass heart pendant! 5 winners, 5 hearts. Post your… Continue reading nanopod: Handmade Video Portrait

Inspiration/Musings · Summer of Glass

eyes

i’ve been thinking more about eyes lately, and awareness. yesterday i learned about Oyster vision… The Oyster above is a Thorny Oyster (more videos can be found at CoralMorphologic). The rim of its mantle is lined with dozens of eyes that stare out into the sea. The little blue eyes… these are apparently simple eyes,… Continue reading eyes

Inspiration/Musings · Summer of Glass

morphologic

For the past several months I have been collecting imagery for my course at the Pilchuck Glass School. The instructor, Kari Russell-Pool suggested we start keeping a ‘clip art’ file. Everything that intrigues us creating a record of the way we see the world. Then I came upon Morphologic. ‘The Lynx Nudibranch’ Phidiana lynceus (Lynx… Continue reading morphologic

Summer of Glass · Unclassified

And so it begins…

Afternoon in Brooklyn.The flight was uneventful, landed in Newark, grabbed the NJ Transit to Penn Station. ‘A’ train to 6th avenue, hopped the F train and made it safely to Aaron and Clare’s. After dumping my baggage, and lightening my load Aaron took me on a wander round the ‘hood, primarily to grab hardware for… Continue reading And so it begins…