Category: Visual Arts & Design

  • Art in Bloom at NCMA

    Art in Bloom at NCMA

    Art in Bloom at the North Carolina Museum of Art in Raleigh, North Carolina took place last week — and for a flower and art enthusiast, this is the best time of the year at our local art museum.        For this event, florists randomly select a piece of art within the museum […]

  • Scholar Spotlight: Kelsey Virginia Dufresne

    Scholar Spotlight: Kelsey Virginia Dufresne

    1. Why did you apply to HASTAC?  I applied to HASTAC because I started learning about and practicing in digital humanities a few years ago (at the start of my graduate work) – and I have since then been craving a community of practice.  2. What has been your favorite course so far as an instructor […]

  • Psychedelic Traffic Jam

    Psychedelic Traffic Jam

    Psychedelic Traffic Jam taken in Monterey, California and digitally modified in South Bend, Indiana   Vintage typewriters are my jam. Every time we go antiquing I search out for typewriters. It is a theme in my photography. I have these themes that I am drawn to, but not sure exactly why. Typewriters, wheels, bubbles, botanicals, […]

  • Glitch Art Photography Housescapes

    Glitch Art Photography Housescapes

    Glitch artin’ on this wintery day!! It is so much fun! This photograph was taken in San Francisco in the Haight-Ashbury neighborhood while we were on a tour bus. I think I am going to take more tour buses!! Hope you enjoy! 

  • Glitch Art Photography

    Glitch Art Photography

    The Machine Ate my Quarters, Taken in Monterey, California, Digitally Modified in South Bend, Indiana  Analogue Errors – Glitches and such, that is what I am exploring at the moment with my photography. Are the washers and dryers talking with one another? Perhaps signals for more suds and of course those smelly-good dryer sheets. Yes, […]

  • 50 Years of Text Games: 2005

      50 years from 50 Years of Text Games: A 2021 Journey from Oregon Trail to A.I. Dungeon, by Aaron A. Reed.   https://if50.substack.com/p/2005-shades-of-doom  2005: Shades of Doom   Games and Blind Gamers At the end of the 90s text games had started to die out, so the development of these games fell on individual creators. […]

  • Photography Portfolio: The Process

       

  • Career Guidebook (for Free) on the Arts and Humanities

    Career Guidebook (for Free) on the Arts and Humanities

      Arts and Humanities: Don’t Leave College Without Them is a FREE career guidebook for high school and college students wondering how the arts and humanities can further their careers. It includes essays by students, faculty, and young professionals, as well as short portraits of young innovators, information about majors, success stories, interviews, and more. Please share widely, […]

  • The “Jazz” Design: Nostalgia, Consumer Aesthetics, & Technocultural Reproduction

    The “Jazz” Design: Nostalgia, Consumer Aesthetics, & Technocultural Reproduction

    Perhaps you recall the “Jazz” Sweetheart (now Solo) cup design from childhood or adolescence, with its distinctive yet understated turquoise and purple brushstrokes. Or perhaps you have seen it featured on one of countless “Only 90’s Kids Will Remember…” Buzzfeed listicles. You may have encountered it in memes, on clothing, or referenced in art. Regardless of personal connection or […]

  • GAM 550: 5 Chair Challenge

    GAM 550: 5 Chair Challenge

    This is the first in a series of posts in conjunction with GAM 550: Incubation Studio, a graduate level course within DePaul University’s MFA Game Design program. These posts will follow my process in incubating a design concept to bolster engagement with performance arts, with a particular focus on how to integrate theatrical practices within digital game […]