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Feb 26 13

Upcoming info 2/26

by Clint Bagwell

Ai Weiwei

 

This is a reminder that the documentary Never Sorry about artist Ai Weiwei will be showing Monday night on PBS:

http://video.pbs.org/video/2317146495

There is also another Game Jam event scheduled for this weekend:

http://rvagamejams.com/flow-jam/

If you were intrigued by the video about Carlo McCormick’s book, you can find it in the VCU Library:

Trespass : A History of Uncommissioned Urban Art

Cabell Library Oversize Books – Shelved upright (ND2590 .M35 2010 )

also a link to the video:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=Rt70ACT1-ms

 

Video about the project The Invisible Shape of Things Past:

http://www.artcom.de/en/projects/project/detail/the-invisible-shape-of-things-past/

Feb 19 13

Follow up 2/19

by Clint Bagwell

Here is a link to Ayyaz’s game project if you want to download and check it out:

http://globalgamejam.org/2013/audiball

Here are the Apple Developer links I recommended to read over before Thursday’s class:

I mentioned a weather app to a few of you who were interested in revisualizing data in interesting ways. These apps present weather info in minimal/abstract ways. I will find some better examples in the future and post them here as well.

And a few of you missed the poster I showed before class for that social art experiment, here it is:

Feb 15 13

Social / Criminal

by Clint Bagwell

Thanks to those of you who attended the Regine Basha lecture last week. There was a post-lecture dinner in which we discussed an upcoming project of hers involving artists who use the legal process as a medium.

You might check out a few of the people we talked about:

Kristin Lucas
Refresh: http://www169.pair.com/klucas/archive/refresh.html

 

Hans Winkler
Buy a Revolution: http://www.hswinkler.de/Hans_Winkler/links.html

 

Jorgen Svensson
Public Safety: http://www.jorgensvensson.se/245335A4-11AD-4781-9F66-230E1D50E494/Public%20Safety%20.html

 

Guy Overfelt
http://thinkcontext.com/mission_studio/index_mag.html

Feb 15 13

Info about A.R.

by Clint Bagwell

Some of you have been interested in augmented reality and have sent some links to share.

From JS:

Augmented Reality flash mob: http://www.sndrv.nl/ARflashmob/
This guy, Johannes P Osterhoff, doesn’t do AR, but he has same pretty cool mobile apps and iphone incorporated works: http://www.johannes-p-osterhoff.com/
From OG:

“Layar
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LEHe6KsR6xw

Feb 7 13

more info 2/7

by Clint Bagwell

I referenced Paul Kos in the last email. Here is a video interview with him describing some of his work:

http://www.kqed.org/arts/programs/spark/profile.jsp?essid=5425

Also, it looks like the library does not have the current edition of the iPhone Dev book by Erica Sadun, but you can get it new here:

http://www.amazon.com/Core-Developers-Cookbook-Edition-Library/dp/0321884213/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1360285509&sr=8-1&keywords=erica+sadun

Feb 5 13

Vocab Words? 2/5

by Clint Bagwell

There is no requirement to look these up but I will post some terms you will see often in the documentation. You could make your life easier by getting to know what they mean. I will continue to add more terms as we go forward learning how to code:

From today:
-ViewController
-class
-method
-declaration
-variable

We will discuss these later:
-framework
-array, dictionary, mutable array
-integer

Feb 5 13

iOS Dev Resources etc. 2/5

by Clint Bagwell

iPhone templates for Photoshop
iPad templates for Photoshop

Useful for mocking-up app designs or creating marketing materials

Stack Overflow
Resource for troubleshooting code

github
Open source projects and sample code

Graham Harman interview
Theory regarding Object Oriented Ontology

cocoadevcentral
Cocoa and Objective C code resources

Apple HUI Guidelines
Apple’s Human Interface Guidelines: necessary to follow for submitting apps to the App Store, and helpful to understand how the standard interface elements are used

-Erica Sadun:
The iOS 5 Developer’s Cookbook: Core Concepts and Essential Recipes for iOS Programmers, Third Edition (2012) (I will try to find a newer edition in the library and post the link later)

http://proquest.safaribooksonline.com.proxy.library.vcu.edu/9780132613477

Jan 31 13

Conceptual stuff 1/31

by Clint Bagwell

Lev manovich:
http://archive.rhizome.org/artbase/1688/menu3.html

Los Carpinteros

http://www.loscarpinteros.net/

Guy Overfelt
http://www.thinkcontext.com/

Kristin Lucas
http://kristinlucas.com/barcodecinema.html

Tehching Hsieh
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tehching_Hsieh

Sophie Calle
http://www.whitechapelgallery.org/exhibitions/sophie-calle-talking-to-strangers

 

Location:
http://www.thisiscolossal.com/2012/12/new-trampled-snow-art-from-simon-beck/

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Andy_Goldsworthy

 

(bit) Suicide Box
http://bureauit.org/sbox/

Knitting

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yarn_bombing

 

Information/data based art
http://www.wired.com/special_multimedia/2008/ff_dataart_1603

 

Temp art resources

London Field Gallery:

http://www.londonfieldworks.com/projects/spontaneous-city/gallery.php

Temporary Automomous Art:

http://www.taaexhibitions.org/

Jan 24 13

Social Movements: Links 1/24

by Clint Bagwell

Here is the website for Burning Man:

http://www.burningman.com/

 

Art critic Mark Van Proyen contrasts the surreal exclusivity of a giant Art Expo with the surreal openness of Black Rock City:

http://books.google.com/books?id=JGxHXjeMz3sC&lpg=PA15&pg=PA178#v=onepage&q&f=false

Occupy Wall Street:

http://occupywallst.org/

 

Info about Arab Spring:

http://www.economist.com/topics/arab-spring

 

More from K.K. about mobile cultures:

http://www.kk.org/thetechnium/archives/2008/05/the_cell_phone.php

Jan 23 13

Info 1/23

by Clint Bagwell

This is a link to that article about Vernacular Video we discussed:

http://www.wired.com/beyond_the_beyond/2007/01/vernacular_vide/

Several of you have mentioned iPhone apps for video, here are links to some that have come up in conversation:

https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/imovie/id377298193?mt=8

https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/imotion-hd/id421365625?mt=8

https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/free-video-downloader-plus/id560438567?mt=8

https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/video-converter-app/id549355396?mt=8

https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/vjay-for-iphone/id565285557?mt=8

https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/cinemagram/id487225881?mt=8

If you find any other apps that you might recommend let me know and I will add to the list