Talk to Me

About the Piece

Growing Tree is an art installation that draw from the interest of communicating with living creatures. The effects humans have on nature are only told to us through scientists who measure nutrient concentration in the soil and gas concentrations in the air. Those of us outside the realm of science must rely on their messages because there is no way for the trees to tell us. Our project plays with the idea of being able to communicate with nature without scientist intervention. The piece is suppose to help situate humans within the ecosystem of living things by getting real-time feedback of a living being that we normal can not communicate with. It uses computer programming and user auditory engagement to make a  tree animation come to life. The piece is a visualization of the old wives tale that says music help plants grow. Continue reading

My Little Pony/Doctor Who

So this is apparently a whole subculture I have never heard of. There is a children’s show on television called My Little Pony. And apparently men (who are very artisically inclined) who had children (now there are older people who do not have children involved in this fad) are remixing the television show. This is one clip created by a very talented animator using a scene from Doctor Who. Continue reading