Who do I see myself as? A Fine (Video/Installation/Mixed Media) Artist : Electronics Geek : Social Observer
I didn't include “Designer” There are many reasons that a non-designer would want to be in a design program: I did not include “Designer” Technical Expertise in peers and faculty Design Process is extremely well suited for large scale installations And interactivity. Available learning opportunities that appear in design programs that Do not materialize in fine arts programs.
Who/ What work am I interested in? Every Year my influences grow and change. This year is heavily skewed towards Contemporary Canadian artists from my last year in Montreal. L-R: Rafael Lozano-Hemmer, Nelson Henricks, Allyson Mitchell
Projects/ Problems to explore 7 in 7 Game Re-Design Reconciling Design and Art
Days 1 & 2: Photoshop Composites of book covers 7 in 7
Where do I see myself going? Panels: Storytelling in the world of interactive fiction Losing Should Be Fun Memes, Microcultures, and 2D Chicks MMO gamer behavior 101 Next Year: CAA 2011 and hopefully SXSW Or NXNW, eventually Ars Electronica
Where do I see myself going? Final/ Mini Thesis
Final/ Mini Thesis Mirror state, reflecting the inner environment. Activated state, when visitor is in front of Hidden sensor.
Final/ Mini Thesis Possible Future Questions: Can Game Design Principles be expanded to apply to Large scale art installations? How to apply design theory when there isn't a specific audience? Interactive Narrative is like a proto-game. What is the interactive Art object when you strip it of narrative?