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Angela Ferraiolo –> aferraiolo (at) sarahlawrence(dot) edu

Development

There are multiple aspects to this project as it depicts my path of learning new techniques in TouchDesigner from class but also the experimental work that I have learned independently. This project is still in the works until the last…

Art From Code: Scaredy Cat

This code project aims to digitally manifest a dream world in which my cat, Tofu, is the protagonist. When run, the code generates a room featuring various furniture and fixtures that I imagine my cat would choose if decorating her…

Art From Code: It All Starts with a Line

“A thousand readers get a thousand different stories when reading the same book;” This was my mother’s theory whenever we disagreed. When I was younger, I always thought that was just my mother’s excuse to get out of an argument…

Art from Code: INTERACTIVE_EXPERIENCE

Clicking on the post, you have been transported to a wholly new and unfamiliar landscape. You are surrounded by rolling hills of a deep blue now, pitching and shifting ever so slightly in the early evening light. Fish swim through…

Art from Code: Doeheaded

Growing up, I had a lot of problems. I still do. Mental illness plagued my life. It weighed on me immensely, and sometimes I feel so suffocated by it, it’s almost like I’m wearing a mask or helmet, blurring my…

Cultural Hijack: Recollective Prospectus

The Reccolective Prospectus for West Austin Park is a proposed approach to the improvement and maintenance of the park located at 1317 West 10th street in Austin, Texas, 78704. The document outlines a prospectus centered around preserving the cultural memory…

CULTURAL HIJACK: ‘MY GREAT GRANDFATHER’S FLOWER GARDEN’ AND ‘LEFT BEHIND’

My Great Grandfather’s Flower Garden (quilt, 2022) My great grandmother made lovely quilts, but no one in my family has taken up the craft since. My Great Grandfather’s Flower Garden breaks this trend as my first attempt at making a…

Cultural HiJack: I Didn’t Mean To

This piece is a large and wide canvas that includes paint and painted paper appliqué. The picture depicts a group of children that are running towards one of their smaller friends that seems to be getting tormented by a duo…

Cultural HiJack: Indexicality

The two pairs of images displayed are from a large group of photos that I have taken over time that I would describe as being pieces of moments in time. I felt compelled to include these photos in this exercise…

Cultural Hijack: Where’d Tiny Go?

This is a tableau that is based on a mostly blurry memory from my childhood of me wandering a garden that I hold very dear. During the time in which the memory took place, there was a lot of chaos…

Cultural HiJack: Path of Recollection

Throughout our lives we might find ourselves seeing the same images time and time again, to the point of monotony. Due to this repetition, it can be difficult to remember the difference between the moments and scenes you passingly see…

Cultural HiJack: Early Experiments

Towards the very beginning of this semester, we were given the task of completing an ‘I remember’ exercise. In such, the words “I remember” are repeated and what results is a series of simple sentences all beginning with the words…

Drawing Machines: Drag ‘N Draw

When I first began work on my conference project, I wasn’t really sure what I wanted to do. I hadn’t ever had to make a physical conference project before, only written papers, so at first I just decided to make…

Drawing Machines: Machine Image

This is a still image from my first rescan, where I focused on dancing as a subject (the original video that this image came from was the crab rave video). With my rescans, I mostly decided to work with different…

Drawing Machines: Wave Simulator

Wave Simulator In physics a wave can be thought of as a disturbance or oscillation that travels through space-time, accompanied by a transfer of energy. It could be described as oscillations or vibrations. There are different types of waves, it…

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Drawing Machines: 81749HUFFY26827

I created a drawing machine from the frame of an old ten speed bicycle. After disassembling the bike,  I placed the frame horizontally onto sawhorses so the gears and rear wheel could spin freely, and I attached a cardboard disc…

Drawing Machines: Birthday Candles

I created a pendulum ink dropper that creates pieces by distributing ink across the page by swinging back and forth. It features a pendulum cup mechanic that is filled with ink and distributes that ink while swinging through a metal…

Drawing Machines: Nevruz

The title of my film is Nevruz. The film was made using the Epson scanner to scan each individual frame, accumulating all of these images into a video through stop-motion editing technique. It begins with a red circular character, inspired…

Drawing Machines: What Can We Find on a Night Walk in the Woods?

The culmination of my conference work for this class is a twelve-image series titled “What can we find on a night walk in the woods?” I explore curiosity, discovery, wonder, and the senses through the setting of a night walk…

Drawing Machines: Automatic Jackson-Pollocker

Working with color has always been one of my biggest interest, so the second I started thinking about my conference project I knew that that was something I wanted to pursue. Throughout my artistic career, I never really had an…