2013.02.01 / eMOTIF
February 1st - 15th, 2013
Monday through Friday, 12pm - 2pm
The Digital Culture gallery is located in the B-Wing of Stauffer Hall, Room #B102, on the ASU Tempe campus.
Ethereal strings of color are animated to illustrate the emotional insecurities intrinsic to the human condition. This work was created in the Processing programming environment; utilizing Perlin Noise as an algorithmic tool to visualize the transitory nature of the emotive self.
Time LightSarah Yoshisato
An ambient clock designed to provide the user with a general sense of time through various intensities and colors of light. Several LEDs glow yellow during the day and blue at night. Transitions between day and night are represented with a green glow. The soft luminescence of this device offers a unique, unobtrusive perspective of time.
Overcoming fear is something that requires focus and deliberation. Often times a change in perspective can help with the final push towards acceptance and overcoming one's fears. The piece consists of a knife juggler representing the fear of sharp objects and multiple camera angles to remind us of how a change in perspective can help.
Conversations - PreludeGarth Paine
The idea for this music arises from a number of visits to Bundanon in Australia, where I undertook explorations in engaging in conversations with the landscape. These conversations took several forms: ambisonic recordings of the natural environment; piano wire fixed between trees to record the sounds generated by the movement of the tree trunks in the wind (tightening and loosening the tension of the wires) and through bowing and striking the wires; and vocalisations recorded as improvised conversations with the land and the birds.
Something is Wrong with UsMuharrem Yildirim and Nicole Williams
Utilizing sentiment analysis, Something is Wrong with Us collects, analyses, and displays blog posts that reflect on the very materials that occasion the feeling of something being "wrong." These reflections entail introspective musings, provocative statements, humorous observations, and morality judgments.