Month: November 2014

Group Game #2: Attendance

In our group game, rather than choose between designing a simulation based on behavior or designing a game with a goal state, Ben and I...

Black & White Exercise #4: Particles

For the particles lab I didn’t make so much a game as a digital toy to play with. The game starts with this cool image....

Black & White Exercise #3: Spinner

For my amusement park ride I thought that the best thing to do with matrices was spinning. The push and pop matrix format worked really...

Comment: Ornamentation, People and Play

Art can extend the cooperative qualities of nature into social life. All that we know about life is that it is an organized movement –...

Comment: Jean-Paul Sartre and the Dérive

Sartre’s example of a intuition is telling “remove the prohibition to circulate in the streets after curfew, and what meaning can there be fore me...

Comment: Extreme Aesthetics

Concrete Design — Arises out of its own means and laws, without these having to be derived or borrowed from natural phenomena. This term is...

Comment: Formulary for a New Urbanism

Today our culture and society is built around similarity and familiarity. We know what to expect everyday, what we are going to do, and who...

Questions of Space

Is space tangible? Is space intangible? Does space have monetary value? Who determines if a space is public or private? Where is ‘your’ space? What...

Space HiJack: “Disco Cube”

For my box, I wanted to do something fun and interactive, that would make people smile. When we first got given the project I planned...

My Sketchbook: Collection Assignment

My collection assignment of three things – five instances are shown below: My first collection is wrapping paper on food or drinks bottles, which contains...

Space HiJack: Smoke Free SLC

For my box project, I really wanted to make something playable that would fit our “playable city” chapter. I love the idea of subtle interventions...

Comment: David Finklestein Improv Session

    Today the class got a visit from performer/director David Finkelstein of the Lake Ivan Performance Group. We viewed David’s experimental film “Invincible City”...