Author Archives: gareth

Fach & Asendorf Gallery 0

A new online exhibition space was launched yesterday by architect and artist Ole Fach and the media artist Kim Asendorf. The gallery space will be used for major online exhibitions for net.art and media art. For the launch they are exhibiting an extremely talented contemporary net artist, Andrey Yazev who has been written about here [...]

Face to facebook (www.lovely-faces.com) 0

One of the projects that was on show at this years Transmediale was www.lovely-faces.com, an internet dating site populated with personal data and photographs scrapped without consent from Facebook profiles that do not employ stringent privacy settings. This project is an intentionally antagonistic intrusion into the online existence of some 250,000 arbitrary Facebook users and [...]

Natural Fuse 0

Natural Fuse is a ‘micro-scale carbon dioxide protection framework’ created by Usman Haque. The project is an experiment in participatory networks, which attempts to address the reasons why people seem to have difficulty in making coherent and progressive decisions when it comes to global issues such as climate change. Each Natural Fuse unit consists of a [...]

Funware exhibition :: Auto-Illustrator documentation 0

Above is the finished, edited demonstration video produced for the Funware exhibition in MU Eindhoven. Due to the fact that this was a screen recording and I did not adjust my resolution whilst recording it I ended up having to use some funny codecs which exported at 1280×800 and at decent quality. Rendering took approximately [...]

Auto-illustrator by Adrian Ward 0

Signwave Auto-illustrator is a piece of software and an artwork in its own right written by Arian Ward, which parodies the well established vector graphics application by Adobe. Auto-illustrator is a fully functioning vector graphics application that on the surface (GUI) appears to be no different from the proprietary or FLOSS alternatives such as Illustrator [...]