Do you ever have the same feeling of being crowded in a city? The rush of walking pass people on a busy road? Here is something new for y'all, there is more in a city. The idea of Urban API is to gather a specific type of data from an area of a city and look at … Continue reading What is Urban API?
Psyhchogeography is the study of develop feelings and behaviours from a geographical environment. Placing a glass to draw a circle on the map. Inside the circle, I have drawn a walk-able path. The path at the Hoe Park of Plymouth is quieter than the rest of the route. That space of natural environment provided us the feeling of freedom and calmness. No … Continue reading Psychogeography – Plymouth
There are different types of street art, such as Graffiti, skateboarding, Parkour, pop up shops, yarn bombing and more. Some have political motivation, some are just activities based on people's interest. Graffiti are mainly created to gain a recognition from the public and also to compete with other graffiti artists. Artists will spray paint their signatures and artworks … Continue reading Street Art
Monument to the Conquerors of Space: A permanent construction created in Moscow in 1964. A tower built to celebrate the succession of the Soviet space program. A rocket is attached to the top of the tower to remind people of our space exploration is still alive. The image below is a crafted statue under the tower. … Continue reading Reflexive Design – Monument to the Conquerors of Space Vs Vectorial Elevation
The idea of GPS Drawing is to implement our creativity into cities we live in. By looking at these drawings, they make me think of what a city can be, not only a landscape but also a piece of creative work of art. Additionally, we could experiment with Google Maps in our smartphones. This is a GPS … Continue reading Reflexive Design – GPS Drawing
AR or Augmented Reality is a creative way to add something new into an object digitally. It could be anything from images to real time moving digital objects. I have learnt to use Layar "today" and created an interactive image with one of my own design. Download the Layar app here to get involved immediately: http://get.layar.com/ Note: I do NOT own the … Continue reading Layar – Augmented Reality
The video below shows how different physical objects can be combined together to create a music piece. By looking at the video, I find out the changes of sound is similar to what we have today in the music industry. Those club music or even "Dubstep". This might be the start of our music generation. … Continue reading Field Recording – Plymouth University