Posts Tagged ‘Repurpose’

May 14th, 2012

Pulse Width Modulation

Picture of circuit

After building a piece at Franconia Sculpture Park last year, I’ve been looking for ways to add more functionality to its electronic component. The sculpture consists of an array of solar panels feeding 2 car batteries and these in turn feeding an array of LED tubes and a couple of power outlets (USB and 120 […]

March 24th, 2011

DUB FX – Love Someone

November 13th, 2010

Marco Brambilla

This video by Marco Brambilla is just amazing, BUT due to what I can only assume is Steve Jobs’ fault (snicker), the video controls are not visible. So use the instructions below: PLAY=”double-click”  PAUSE=”click”

October 11th, 2010

Vast Array at Exit Art

photo of installation

So either by accident or by design, Herb Tam, Lauren Rosati, Papo Colo and Jeanette Ingberman have created what is probably the most computer-friendly exhibition I have seen without plugging in anything more that a couple of light bulbs.

August 7th, 2010

Lady Gaga vs Anthony

Today I was watching a performance that has nothing to do with the two people above, but made me go into a mental diatribe that pit the two against each other. The show was this one, and I am not going to go into it–I think the NY Times did a good enough job …

June 3rd, 2010

One Man’s Land: Boltanski at the Armory

Entrance view

My first real experience with the Opera came in 1998 at BAM. My girlfriend at the time, who was (and probably still is) way more informed on classical music than me, invited me to “this thing at BAM, with Christian Boltanski.” The “thing” turned out to be Schubert’s Die Winterreise and the set had been […]

May 14th, 2010

ai weiwei on social media

This is a panel where one of my favorite artists, Ai WeiWei, participated along with Twitter’s founder. I never thought I’d come to respect or be interested in anything that had to do with Twitter. I have to say it’s great to be proven wrong every now and then..!

April 28th, 2010

Just for you Nimet

OK, so recently I was at a meeting with some colleagues and during a break one of the educators said to the other “I like the work you are doing with your class, but you should have them paint other things, not bamboos and flowers, but something more like ‘hair driers.’ That would be interesting” […]