Archive for the 'digital' Category

An XML translation of Dan Graham’s “Schema”

Saturday, August 29th, 2009

View the complete project here Read Graham’s original text Featured in the Artbase! Some discussion: MTAA-RR networked_performance >> mind the __ GAP < ?xml version=”1.0″ encoding=”UTF-8″?> < !ELEMENT SET (PAGE+)> < !ELEMENT PAGE (TEXT)> < !ATTLIST PAGE PERIMETER CDATA #REQUIRED PAPER_STOCK CDATA #IMPLIED PAPER_WEIGHT CDATA #IMPLIED> < !ELEMENT TEXT (COLUMN+)> < !ATTLIST TEXT PERCENT_OF_PAGE […]

Soviet Shriner | Smarmy of One

Thursday, December 28th, 2006

1. At Least People Say So 2. KxR 3. Feel So Sad 4. Chimaera 5. Banklab 6. Don’t Dare 7. Kändisar ‘06 8. Hey, Um, Cowboy 9. You Like The Horse 10. Nutshell 11. You’re No Jimmy


Friday, July 7th, 2006

A mashup of two open source projects: OSdate and the the d20 system. launch site

Celtic Cross

Wednesday, May 10th, 2006

This is a flash implementation of Joan Bunning’s downloadable Learning the Tarot course freely available on her website. Click here to load the lesson into your browser. Warning: All of the cards are contained in the .swf, so it’s a 7 MB download — with no preloader. Be patient though, it will load eventually.

Library Channel message system

Sunday, March 12th, 2006

A redesign of ICPL’s Library Channel message board. The Events calendar pulls current meeting room information from the Events Manager database. Built in Flash.

Thursday, January 12th, 2006 is a website that was developed for some neen activity in early 2006.

Open Wound

Friday, September 9th, 2005

View the project page I. When a TAG button is pressed 1. Accept any amount of text from a field called INPUT. Perform a part-of-speech tagging and display the tagged words in a text field called TAGGED OUTPUT. The value of the TAGGED OUTPUT field might look/NN something/NN like/IN this/DET ./PP 2. Copy each word […]

Zender’s ecommerce system

Thursday, June 9th, 2005

We built this online commerce system for Zender’s Spa and Salon using Shannon Heiman’s design. It uses the open source osCommerce and processes credit cards via


Sunday, April 10th, 2005

Actionscripting for Avatar Design. Users are able to choose various aspects of their doll’s appearance and generate a birth certificate with name and birth date. All information is passed to a PHP script for potential SQL and/or eCommerce integration. Use the online version!

Information Arcade Electronic Message Board

Wednesday, March 9th, 2005

This electronic display was developed as a way for the staff to easily publish monthly news and content in a public environment. The message board pulls public domain videos from, displays which of the staff are currently at the help desk, what equipment is checked out or not, and it also has a tickertape […]

Visitors’ Profile 2005 (after Haacke)

Thursday, October 7th, 2004

“In the late sixties and early seventies Hans Haacke carried out a series of polls involving visitors to private and public art galleries, and other art institutions such as Documenta 5, 1972. For all but two of these surveys, Haacke used a questionnaire with ten demographic questions on age, religion, sex, income, etc., and ten […]

Intermedia Loungescapes

Wednesday, December 17th, 2003

Phase 1: dATAPLOT was an exhibit at the St. Xavier University Gallery that dealt with utilizing ‘information’ as a creative medium for self-expression. The show consisted of a video screening room, a conference room, and a traditional gallery space with 2-D work hung on the wall. The central focus of the exhibition was the computer […]

Cedar Graphics, Inc. website

Thursday, November 13th, 2003

We contributed Actionscript programming to True Identity Design’s flash website for Cedar Graphics, Inc.

Novo Spoor

Saturday, October 11th, 2003

Novo Spoor was a new media art installation which set out to investigate the socioinformatics of transitory space. It explored the intersection of traditional animal tracking skills and online usage tracking by examining the footprints left at physical and virtual sites. Using a large format touch screen, Novo Spoor created an “information cast” of passersby […]

Elfprize: even more poor taste!

Saturday, July 12th, 2003

(Elfprize is now offline. It is being archived here.) This project was the final culmination of a 13 year exloration of the world of get-rich-quick schemes. In high school I sent away for John Wright’s “The Royal Road To Riches,” a home-publishing business that suggested the easiest way to become a millionare was to reprint […]

Psychic Cheese

Friday, May 9th, 2003

( is currently offline. You may access the archive here.) You can download the Psychic Cheese .pdf manual for free here. Psychic Cheese is a quirky piece of online fiction that expresses the desire for personal transformation. Blending self-help rhetoric with tongue-in-cheek metaphysics, the pseudo-corporate interface allows the user to “level up” their psychic abilities […]


Tuesday, July 9th, 2002

Produced by Community Architexts Chicago/ Los Angeles Visit the Work-Shift website for more information. Read the script. based on audio and written interviews in the collection of the State Historical Society of Iowa library. The soundscape is a digital collage which is constructed of layers of archival machine sounds and workers’ voices, submerging and emerging […]

mButler Client

Sunday, June 9th, 2002

This is a working control panel developed for an experimental Alternate Reality Game (ARG). The purpose is to help the player make their way through the difficulties of life and eventually reach self-actualization. It is also a convenient method for ordering service from that person. Though the players are real humans, they might be assumed […]


Monday, March 11th, 2002

ALLOY is an artist’s book that weaves together human and computer generated writing to create a quasi-fictional textbook for use in the studio or classroom. It was created out of dozens of passages, quotes, memories, ramblings, and scraps of information pieced together using a custom computer program for mixing text. The first 100 words: “Electricity […]

The Trace-Structures Dial

Sunday, December 30th, 2001

To this day I still don’t know what this is supposed to do. Let me know if you find out. Launch the dial