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Abstract Video: cyclical modes

For my conference project I wanted to focus on phenomena, time and being in this world as an addict. I wanted to focus on my relationship to substances and try and present the feelings and sensations associated with addiction. I…

Art from Code: Dreamscape for the Age of Aquarius

This project aims to generate a dreamscape composed of a compilation of images found from various online sources and some from my own camera roll. This cross over between online scavenging and personal sources meshes together elements that are both…

Abstract Video: Development 2.0

My conference project was a multi-network project composed of different TouchDesigner techniques. The primary focus of the project was finding ways for the audience to interact with the TouchDeisgner present mode. There are a total of 11 projects in this…

View Through a Train Window

This piece is my venture into the more digital side of art by learning the mechanisms and language of processing while weaving together a narrative that takes you on a journey through multiple different landscapes. When continuing to work on…

Scenery Through a Train Window

This piece is my venture into the more digital side of art by learning the mechanisms and language of processing while weaving together a narrative that takes you on a journey through multiple different landscapes. When creating this piece I…

Art from Code: Doeheaded, finished

Doeheaded was a passion project for me. It was an avenue for me to express my feelings and frustrations growing up with mental illness, and neurodivergence. Working on this project and finishing it helped bring me closure, and watching people…

Art From Code: It Does Not End With A Line

I have always loved the manifestations of line drawings; it is fascinating to me that the meaning of each drawing is expressed beyond just some simple lines. As I began coding, I wanted to do line drawings with code to…

Art From Code: Choo Choo In the Snow

My Sidescroller of a train really helped open a path to get to my goals. I decided early this year I wanted to try and become a game dev, and while I had done some other interactives, this was one…

Art From Code: Hearth and Heart

The inspiration of this piece comes from a meme.  It is a picture of a man who has put several tuba parts on various limbs, and is posing like a knight. This meme spawned various tracks which combined the Tuba,…

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: 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…