Red Swan

I recently dug through my photos and videos from my February Amsterdam trip and I found this video of a swan floating in a canal in the Red Light District. I knew I wanted to do something abstract with it, so I sized down the video to a tiny resolution and then exported it from Adobe ...

MFA Exhibition

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'Designing the Corrosive Moment' Marta Blicharz University of Lethbridge Faculty of Fine Arts MFA New Media Graduate Exhibition On view at the University of Lethbridge downtown Penny Building 324 – 5th St. South April 26 - 30, 2012 1 - 4 pm Opening reception: Friday, April 27th at 7pm Exhibition will be closed Friday afternoon in preparation for opening. Marta Blicharz – ‘Designing the Corrosive Moment’ ...

Design and (Com)modification with/of Glitch

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In this entry I wanted to share some of my recent works, where I've attempted to experiment with both code-level glitching methods to produce effects, and also appropriating glitch elements from corrupted files to build images 'conventionally' in Photoshop, perhaps to focus on the 'ideology' of glitch aesthetic - if such a thing exists - as ...

Defining Creativity

Creativity is so valued because it's difficult to control. It's moody, finicky and unpredictable. I have trouble being creative sometimes. The conditions need to be just right in order for me to have the mind space to think about new ideas. Sometimes while you are required to be creative, and have a clear vision of ...