If you think about how grand the concept/movement/idea of Art & Social Practice really is, it can be quite overwhelming. What started out as a grass-roots movement has also begun to infiltrate academia, creating even more ways in which people are thinking, researching and writing about the topic. With that in mind, I decided to … [Read more…]
Today, I was asked by a PhD candidate in Library and Information Science at the University of Western Ontario, if and how my MLIS education has shifted or changed my view of technology. Before entering this program, my academic research was predominately rooted in ways in which technology, digital media, and social networking can be … [Read more…]
From Text-In-Transit to …And Then The City, we’ve spent a lot of time researching ways in which we can subvert some of the advertising spaces in Windsor, but what if we were to just eliminate all of the advertisements entirely? In January of this year, the mayor of Sao Paolo, Brazil decided to ban all … [Read more…]
The Eco-House was bumpin’ Friday night! Amongst a slew of other undergoing projects, Michelle, Rosina, Josh and I we’re all hard at work, trying to get everything organized for our upcoming event and final installment of Save The City that’s taking place this Friday at the Art Gallery of Windsor! Rosina and I tackled the Save The City … [Read more…]
Day two of Create Here‘s City Share Conference was just as busy as the first, but we got tons of work accomplished, and we were even able to take a short tour of the city at lunch!
Last Wednesday, Justin, Michelle, Josh and I flew from Detroit, MI to Atlanta, GA and drove another two hours to Chattanooga, TN for the City Share conference put on by our friends from Create Here!
Mario Nanni‘s “La Luce Della Musica” is a visual and musical experience, projected onto the façade of Milan’s opera Teatro Alla Scala. Nanni used video projections and light to highlight and compliment the architecture of Giuseppe Piermarini. The precision of all of his projections are extremely impressive. This project made me think back on our … [Read more…]
For part 4 of Eric Boucher’s Micro-Residency, we trekked all the way out to Harrow to interview my good friend, and local musician, Derek Harrison. I met Derek way back in my first week of University and became friends very quickly. Since that first semester in Windsor, Derek has been leaving Windsor left and right, … [Read more…]
Day 3 of our New York excursion and finally the day we’ve been waiting patiently for…the day of our Algorithmic Subway Adventure for ConfluxCity! In case you need a recap, The Algorithmic Subway Adventure was our attempt to psychogeographically explore, and engage with passengers of the New York City subway system. We woke up fairly … [Read more…]
In tandem with The Open Corridor and Drive-Through Symphony events, Green Corridor has also installed another exhibit, Open Community Video. This installation features videos from local students and community members. The videos are rear-projected through the front window of one of the The Green Corridor’s new Ecohouses located at 372 California Ave. Open Community Video … [Read more…]