From ARToolkit's emergence in the 1990s to the emergence of augmented reality (AR) as an art medium in the 2010s, AR has developed as a number of evidential sites. As an extension of virtual media, it merges real-time pattern recognition with goggles (finally realizing William Gibson's sci-fi fantasy) or handheld devices. This creates a welding of real-time… (More)
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The ongoing Made In China series takes a historical event from art history and combines it with elements of networked society and globalization. Made in China was created as art objects suitable for the gallery and museum industry, which has as part of its funding base corporate officers guilty of global outsourcing and resultant wage deflation. This series… (More)
ARTIST STATEMENT When originally conceiving the translation of low-resolution digital photography to a physical form, I wanted to consider the historical precedents to the Cartesian image grid. The most logical of these is the Byzantine mosaic, which is a close ancestor of the digital bitmap. Although not rectilinear in the case of the Byzantine, the use of… (More)
ARTIST STATEMENT To the computer, there is seldom a qualitative judgment of the information it processes or contains. Its function is to store and process information. With the use of computer technology, data are encoded into various patterns for reading by scanners and bar code readers that are completely opaque to the human reader and human valuation.… (More)