Exploring Chinese poetry as a system, Chinese Poetry Machine is a visualization and sonification of poetry rhymes and rhythms. With Kevin He, Vivien Kong. click photo to view interaction I’ve been thinking a lot about ancient Chinese poetry lately, and how it was crucial to forming my cultural identity growing up. I had a one … [read more]
I’ve learned about many new terminologies upon entering the magical land of ITP, one of which being a “step sequencer”, introduced early in the semester by my friend David Currie (“basically a drum machine”, said Dave) when discussing ChucK. For this sound assignment, attempting a 16 step sequencer using p5 seems appropriate. Umm, for some … [read more]
Based on original image / 3D model by me: Link to sketch: https://editor.p5js.org/sandpills/sketches/asn-hZnU3
Moving circles inspired by Robert Wilson’s dramatic scenic design It really felt like a monumental progress once we learned to write our own functions outside of setup() and draw()!
I’m not a big fan of modernist design, not only because I appreciate loud, chaotic and excessive things in life, but also out of despite for its long-term dominance (mostly in educational institutions, perhaps?) as a design language / idiom / aesthetic. Not even John Cho can convince me otherwise. John Cho in Columbus (2017), … [read more]
In collaboration with: Hyun & Yihan When given the assignment of making “a rollover, a button, or a slider” to control an algorithmic design, my first instinct was a control booth in theatre, a space I miss dearly during this pandemic. After discussing with one of my group members, Hyun (fortunately, the two of us … [read more]
New week, new sketch! After learning about variables in the precious class, we were asked to create a sketch that includes: One element controlled by the mouse. One element that changes over time, independently of the mouse. One element that is different every time you run the sketch. I’m revisiting the first sketch I’ve ever … [read more]
For the screen drawing assignment, I have this incredible urge to draw the Cookie Monster from Sesame Street. With decent knowledge of 2D primitive shapes, I want to create an opportunity to learn to make organic and fluid outlines. reference vs. bad sketch on a post-it note I used photoshop to coordinate colors. It’s also … [read more]