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Teaching @SAIC!
Teaching @SAIC!

This coming fall I’ll begin teaching a course at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. The course called Systems, Codes and Spaces and is housed within the FilmVideo&NewMedia Dept. It’s also being offered as a co-req course with a new media crash course (more studio-based), taught by Nick Briz.  Here are more clear […]

IDRC TMD Test.01 (test)

So I’ve spent quite a bit of time working out the kinks to this whole Max/Wiimote thing. It’s been a lot of fun figuring out all this stuff. I do have to say that Bluetooth technology is really not that reliable when applied in this manner. In fact, it causes way more frustration than anything […]

IDRC Update: Control Room Construction

Just a teaser of setting up the control room!  

IDRC update: Script/Treatment Draft

Time Index 0:00 Blackout; Projector ON (video playing) Stage: black pedestal sits center stage with aluminum case resting on top, closed Screen: control room (CR) footage showing technicians adjusting themselves and equipment Audio: background noise of techs setting up Tech 1: Axiochronic relays active, readouts in the green. Tech 2: Copy that.  What are power […]

A Few More Stellar Incursions

Fictional Celestial Objects.  Orginally created for the piece Before We Were, a video and multi-channel sound installation.  Documentation of that project is limited to samples of the audio and video, both of which can be found under the subject header “Video Works“.  Much of the video is what you see here, with a number of […]

IDRC Temporal Mechanics Department: Raw Tests 4-11

More temporal analysis and experimentation documentation put forth to the public by the IDRC’s Temporal Mechanics Department. All subsequent experiments are open to public scrutiny and interpretation. We here at the IDRC strive towards transparency and public integration along with a commitment to the process of controlled experiments and proper, objective analysis.

IDRC Temporal Mechanics Department: Raw Test 3

Another temporal analysis and experimentation documentation put forth to the public by the IDRC’s Temporal Mechanics Department. All subsequent experiments are open to public scrutiny and interpretation. We here at the IDRC strive towards transparency and public integration along with a commitment to the process of controlled experiments and proper, objective analysis.

IDRC Temporal Mechanics Department: Raw Tests 1 & 2

Here begins the temporal analysis and experimentation documentation put forth to the public by the IDRC’s Temporal Mechanics Department.  All subsequent experiments are open to public scrutiny and interpretation.  We here at the IDRC strive towards transparency and public integration along with a commitment to the process of controlled experiments and proper, objective analysis.

Performance in Artificial Space; Notes on “Experiment”

Performance in Artificial Space///Notes on “untitled temporal incursion study” or “IDRC Experiment 240.14” 0:00-0:30 Opening: a white pedestal sits center stage.  Danger tape outlines the ‘experiment area’.  On top of the pedestal sits an aluminum case, the contents of which are not revealed at this time.  No lights are on the pedestal at this point […]

Found note…

I found a little note to myself today. It was in a book called Time, by Eva Hoffman, which is a fascinating historical and cultural investigation into time. Really more of a philosophical inquiry rather than a cultural commentary, though…Still, here is the note’s text: “time folds in on itself; different temporal states can exist […]

An updated Thesis Draft

        A paradox is a strange thing.  Since its existence is defined as a contradictory set of premises there are different ways of interpreting them. The two pursuits of art and science thrive on the paradox.  The former is sometimes concerned with the creation of situations that may lead to or are […]

IDRC (Institute for the Department of Research Center)

Tentative Mission Statement: The IDRC (Institute for the Department of Research Center) is committed to the development and implementation and documentation through the means of empirical methodology and rigorous testing and experimentation. Artifact: Trans-temporal Phase Module, displayed as “object from and of the future”, possible interactivity?, video documentation of “testing” from Performance in artificial Space […]

New Item from the IDRC

One of the elements of my thesis project will be performed and developed in the Performance in Artificial Space class, which begins this weekend (holy crap!). THIS is the Transaxiographic Phase Discriminator, a research project out of the IDRC.* *IDRC stands for the Institute for the Department of Research Center.  More on the IDRC to […]