Monthly Archives: June 2011

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Intentions for the “Map of My Territory”

Now I had my first hierarchical list of data for my map, but didn’t know how to create the next ring or layer of information. I realized that to add on to the first set of information I actually had … Continue reading

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The First List for the “Map of My Territory”

My research into various ways of visualizing complex sets of information identified that hierarchical lists of data were required for most of the methods I was interested in using. Visually and practically, I felt that the Cone Tree and Hyperbolic … Continue reading

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Thinking Through Content and Form for “Map of My Territory”

Thinking Through Content and Form for “Map of My Territory”

Once I realized I had to scale back my ambitions for the form of this project, I turned my focus back to the content. These pages in my sketch book show some some additional notes and drawings about how to … Continue reading

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Selecting a Form for the “Map of My Territory”

Selecting a Form for the “Map of My Territory”

Time to start mapping my territory…to get started on this assignment I felt that I had to start somewhere. I have previously been making lists of ideas, concepts and references relating to “territory”. I also had done some research into … Continue reading

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Magnificent Maps as Power, Propoganda and Art

Magnificent Maps as Power, Propoganda and Art

I found this flyer in my suitcase from the exhibition “Magnificent Maps” from 2010 at the British Museum. The form of the map shown functions as both artwork and a guide through some elaborate territory. The territory could be real … Continue reading

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Rachel Whiteread “House” (1993)

Rachel Whiteread makes sculptures for ghosts by revealing the alchemic geometry in the space between things. Like a Victorian spiritualist, she conjures up the undocumented, banal details of daily life and ritualizes those details through monumentally casted sculpture. The scale … Continue reading

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Narrative Ideas for Time-based Work

I’ve continued to research different ways that video gaming narratives exist (and differ from other types of narrative). In doing so, I’m thinking about the visual implications of the narrative/storyboard as well as the degree of interactivity possible or desired … Continue reading

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The International Journal of Computer Game Research

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“Theorising Video Game Narrative” by Jakub Majewski

This link is a thesis I discovered as part of my research into narrative and time-based media. I am interested in looking at video gaming narrative for ideas and methods with which to develop my own narrative. Video gaming narrative … Continue reading

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“Bird Lady” by Geoffry Pugen

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