"#%@$. Oh, no! I'm really angry..." These are not the words you'd expect to hear during a game whose theme is about as non-violent as a daffodil. Photosynthesis is a board game that encourages players to explore the simple life-cycle of a tree. Yet behind this charming concept, beautifully designed pieces and clever game mechanics, … Continue reading Contemplation of the everyday life-cycle of a tree
For many, this is what we think of when we hear the word audience. A silent crowd absorbing the message with rapt attention. Yet with the development of new technologies and industry practices - most of which are here thanks to the web - we are seeing the emergence of a new type of audience. Producer … Continue reading Audience 2.0
Now we have 'Glitch Art' What is Glitch Art? It's deliberately creating purposeful mistakes by either corrupting digital data or physically manipulating to create something that embodies authenticity. It looks like this. This new art form not only embraces but celebrates the notion of risk in craftsmanship. It's an example of how we are moving away from the production … Continue reading Want fries with that?
I've given it some thought, and I suppose that if you're reading this you are most likely one of three things. A little curious, tremendously bored or a BCM110 student. My name, (just like the blog says) is Mara. Google tells me that Mara means 'bitter' in Hebrew, 'grace' in Hungarian, 'of the sea' in Gaelic and … Continue reading Just a quick hello