February 20th, 2018

Critique Day for Project 01:
March 1, 2018

Discussion on New Aesthetic Article

Project 2: Chimera
Extension of collage
Dealing with a 3D virtualized space

bricolage- French for "Do it yourself"
building work with what is at hand

Dont forget!
Class next Tuesday will be held downtown at Sea3D

February 15th. 2018

February 27th, 2018 at 1430 Class will be held downtown at Sea3D Additive Manufacturing Laboratory.  
Museum of Commerce- 201 E Zaragoza St. Pensacola 32502

Homework for Fri 16- Mon 19 

- Work in Meshmixer
- Concept or idea on Chimera project
- New Aesthetic writing assignment ✔

Response to "An Essay on the New Aesthetic" by Bruce Sterling

I found “An Essay on the New Aesthetic” by Bruce Sterling to be quite the interactive read! When I first began the essay I did as Sterling very abruptly advised and “repaired my ignorance” by reading the article he left linked. Knowing little to nothing about “New Aesthetic” and what SXSW was, I did find it helpful to begin with the #sxaethetic article, although it was a bit scattered in my mind. Returning back to the article by Sterling, I was almost immediately back and engaged when I continued to read on and realized how personal this article sounded from Sterlings perspective. He approaches the blog article like a conversational piece with his audience. Speaking in what seem like broken sentences but read as if they are raw thought process. He begins talking about New Aesthetics in what seems like the simplest terms he can find for it, which is image processing for British media designers. Giving credit to such a small niche of the world, I was shocked to hear this “category” of …

Logo design Project -- Local Band Logo for I'magene


Class: January 23, 2018

Discussion on Walter Benjamin's Essay : The Work of Art in the Age of the Mechanical Reproduction.

Reproduction devalues 

Vinyl cut out Assignment:
Adobe illustrator

Major Paper 3D Project: 
critique date - February Thursday, 15th 

Sea3D Grand Opening this Friday, 26th

“One of the foremost tasks of art has always been the creation of a demand which could be fully satisfied only later” - Walter Benjamin

Mr. Walter Benjamin begins his essay, “The Work of Art in the Age of the Mechanical Reproduction” with a quotation from an essay written by Mr. Paul Valery named “The conquest of Ubiquity”. Valery states, “Our fine arts were developed, their types and uses were established, in times very different from the present, by men whose power of action upon things was insignificant in comparison with ours…In all the arts there is a physical component which can no longer be considered or treated as it used to be, which cannot remain unaffected by our modern knowledge and power.” By using this quote, Benjamin establishes that pieces of art that were developed in the past are much different from the contemporary work we see and experience today. He believes that in order for us to understand a piece of art in our modern day, the use of artistic technique as well as the treatment of art must develop along with it. Benjamin begins discussing the development of mechanically reproduced art, and the h…