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Walter Benjamin wrote as a political writer in the interwar period. He proposed that art as a whole had changed and was able to be used as an engine for political and social change. He felt that technologically produced art like photography and film had changed how people feel about art.
The “work [...]
This links to an article on a new game by Konami, that is set in the current Iraq war. There are mixed messages about this game, even from Konami itself, as the subject matter is so serious and current that it may be a taboo to make a game of it.
I was thinking about how we perceive the world around us and ways to convey what we see to others and came across this:
Then I was thinking about how easy it is, when you are looking for something specific, to become blind to everything else and found this:
“…electronic texture is the only one that can deal with sentiment, memory, and imagination.” – Chris Marker
An extremely technical look at Interactive Augmented Reality.
Augmented Reality Home Pages – Introduction
I’m posting URL links to two well-known early online documentaries, made in Flash.
These were done before Flash could handle video streaming, so they’re made with photographs, texts, etc.
I remember looking at these 3 years ago, so they’re at least that old.
The first one, “Black Friday”, documents a terrible 1939 fire in Australia. It’s a cross [...]
In this essay, Michael Uwemedimo investigates the implication of the digital mediating history and specifically, its manifestation in “digital poetics”; analyzing the method Vision Machine (a collective of filmmakers, theorist and activists) uses to “excavate” the history of the massacres.