Category Research

Mira Calix – ‘Nothing is Set in Stone’

I have been doing some re-reading of past research I have done as well as new research for the essay that I am writing.  One of the pieces that I am writing about in essay is a piece by Mira Calix titled ‘Nothing Is Set I Stone’. Mira Calix is big influence on me and […]

How I See Design Thinking

Sometimes when I think about Design Thinking I get quite stressed out about what it actually is. I understand it is a tool to make a product better?A  the moment there is so much information that I am taking in that the simple things are harder for me to understand… Nevertheless, I am going to […]

Leah Barkley Talk: Acoustic Ecology In Action

Holly Herndon

  http://hollyherndon.com/ Holly Herndon is an American composer and sound artist based in San Fransisco. Her music is predominantly computer based and uses MAX MSP to create instruments and vocal processors. I am really interested in the way the in which she composes her music with vocal editing and and the use of experimental sounds. […]

Bill Viola

‘The Veiling’. 1995 ‘Catherines Room’. 2001. video installation ‘Bodies of Light’

Barbara Kruger

Barbara Kruger   Barbara Kruger is an American conceptual artist and collagist. She uses catch phrases in her work that are laid of images. She plays with headlines and advertising slogans that challenge ideas of identity, sexuality and power and black and white imagery and coloured highlight/symmetry. I work forces take a step back and […]

phloem

Phloem: Is the living tissue in a plant that transports the compounds that are produced by photosynthesis (the sap) to the where it is needed. Sap is a water based sucrose solution (sugar)  that is made by photosynthesis. These sugars are transported to non-photosynthetic parts of the plant, such as the roots, or into storage […]

Phytoremediation + Buckminsterfullerene + Geodesic Domes

Phytoremediation is a treatment process that is used when a soil or an environment has become polluted. It uses living plants to clean up the infected area – this could be soil, air, water. It is official defined as ‘the use of green plants and the associated microorganisms, along with proper soil amendments and agronomic […]

DMX Box + MIDI Sprout

 

Plant communication: Scent/Volatiles

  There are many reasons why plants release scents. The main reason being to attract wanted insects to said plant to help with pollination this can also be seen as a way to communicate with insects and maybe humans  too – it is another form of language in a way Looking at the different ways […]