Month / June 2016

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  • Time based knotting

    Exploring knot happening over time and in different spaces or contexts. I made a few strands like the above and situated them in various places for 5 days. Outside. In the studio…

  • Judith Scott

    Judith Scott knotted things. She was an artist from the Oakland based Creative Growth Studio, but she also spent a lot of her life instituted (she was Downs, and also deaf). She…

  • Quipu

    Quipu is a process of mnemonic knot making made by Inca cultures. Inca cultures had no written text or money, and through the process of knot-making they recorded things such as transfer…

  • Knottings

    Thumb Knot Granny Knot The Bowline Bend The Carrick Bend

  • The art of knotting

    To start my inquiry into the life of knots I’m going to make some knots. Sounds obvious huh? I got a book out of the library called “The Art of Knotting and…

  • Mapping, methods and methodologies

    Cor blimey it’s all got quite map-py recently. We had a “Mapping our IRP” workshop with Lili. And we learned something of methods and methodologies, which I am making steps towards understanding.…

  • Affordancing

    I learned a new word this week: affordances. It is one of the favorite words used by Duncan on the Materialties program. “An affordance is a relationship between the properties of an…

  • Why knots?

    (I fear that the knot pun will never get tiring) Our project for the Materialities module is to explore a material through any of the following activities: conducting hands-on experiments with your…

  • Happy Fathers Day!

    // happy fathers day pa! // thanks for helping me learn about being creative. // thanks for being silly. // thanks for teaching me that being nerdy is ok. // thanks for…

  • Research prezo

    We presented our research to our groups the other day, and I had to make some rapid decisions in order to focus my project. My feedback was that it was a huge…

  • Into the Wild

    Lots of development on the book app and it also has a name: Bear Abouts! I tested the latest version with participants at Somerset House during the Into the Wild weekend. The…

  • Hirschhorn Mapping

    Thomas Hirshorn mapping philosophers. I love these. They feel both like they are in motion and situated. They seem like they are still in progress. “There is a certain parallel to be…