Vernacular Web/ 90s Aesthetic
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We are all artists of our own lives, and our shared realities. In an age where no authority is left to tell us what to believe, when science, media and even common sense appear tainted with institutionalized bias, only questions, creativity and bravery have holding power. Art can be considered a struggle for emotional honesty and a search for new aesthetic possibilities. It can be seen as the expressive science of the absurd and the true. It cannot be tested, though it will be tried.
If you follow One Terabyte of Kilobyte Age Photo Op on tumblr, you’ve noticed many pages with broken images.
An extended and illustrated version of my talk at the Decade of Web Design Conference in Amsterdam, January 2005 Deutsche Version in Telepolis Teil I Teil II Teil III Teil IV Version Español in A Minima magazine pdf
And today, in the end of June 2007, when we hear of amateur culture more often than ever before, the cultural influence of “Welcome to My Home Page” web pages looks especially interesting.
Top 10 Web Design Styles of 1993 (Vernacular Web 3) Codeword Every term I give an introduction to Interface Design studies to new students. 99% of them are under the delusion that the design of everything in the world is made in Photoshop or other Adobe products. In case the design is to be perceived on a computer, these Adobe files will be thrown into a room full of programmers who are longing to make it all interactive according to noble ideas embedded in the graphics.
Within the pages of Digital Folklore Reader , Olia Lialina , one of the book’s editors, refers to a claim by the social media researcher Danah Boyd, that some American teenagers identify as Facebook and others as MySpace—preferring a conformist and clean interface persona, or a rebellious and visually pimped one, respectively. This book, co-edited by Dragan Espenschied , is by all outward appearances a MySpace, brimming with exuberant design elements culled from all over the net and reaching deep into online history. The dust jacket repeats a background image of a unicorn perched on a boulder at sunset under a meteor shower.
2010-12-13 23:10 On December 29th 2010 my music project Education Of The Noobz is invited to Uwe Schenk Trifft at Stuttgart's State Theatre. Uwe's highly talented show band is going to play some of my compositions -- together with my Atari. And in between I am going to explain how i make soundchip music. FOR THE TRUE HEADZ!! Also check the promo video . 2010-08-21 23:10 I will be moderating an episode of Trailblazers , the mindblowing web surfing contest, at the Ars Electronica in Linz, Austria, on 2010-09-03.