Protected: Rapid Fire 3 – Praxinoscope

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Protected: Closing Statement

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Project #2, Final Reflection

This was my first exploration into wearable technologies and as such, I feel that this project was quite successful. Although I wasn’t able to integrate the electronic and material components, the work I did with each allowed me to become a great deal more comfortable with building circuitry and with finishing ABS plastic (something I […]

Protected: Future Plans, Final Statement

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Project #2, Post #3: Surface Treatments

In order to further develop the tactile experience of this piece, I used different surface treatments of various textures on copies of the pod.

After my work with painting ABS in Project #1, I decided to try using spray paint as this might provide more even coverage. I found a variety of paint intended for […]

Project #2, Post #2: Electronics

In order to create a touch-sensitive vibrating function for the necklace, I needed to create electronics small enough to be embedded within the hollow pod. My original idea was to build the circuitry on a micro-/nano-Arduino. However, upon Kate’s and Heather’s suggestions in class, I visited Come as You Are to investigate the electronics that […]

Little Islands

Little Islands continues my exploration into syncretism and reconfigurations of Latin American myths and iconography through new technologies. It also serves as a response to the series of drawings I did in the first part of the semester.

Little Islands main inspiration is the syncretic figure of tio Diablo, a Bolivian underground god/demon that protects […]

Project #2, Process Post #1 (Form creation)

Sketches of possible pod forms

First off, my apologies for the barrage of belated process posts coming your way. Because I was feeling somewhat pressed for time with this project, I chose to assemble documentation of my work as I went, but to compile it for the blog after the fact.

The first step […]

Protected: Final Documentation

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Protected: Project Two – Process

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