Planet Bricolabs

January 07, 2017

tech-no-mad

For an Interactive Art – Ian Rawlinson

This essay, by London-based artist Ian Rawlinson, mentions a project I was involved with Clive Sall and Emma Davis called Outpost which appeared at the Venice Biennale (1995) and the Edinburgh Festival (1994?). In this paper I want to concentrate on a form of public art practice which takes as its point of departure the [...]

by Dr. John Hopkins at January 07, 2017 05:46 AM

January 04, 2017

tech-no-mad

the fear of the Other

The fear of the Other seems to be increasing across the social system — perhaps driven by population increase. With increased pressures on available resources, evolutionary traits driving competitive behavior would likely kick into action, countervailing traits that support more wide-scaled socialization. Just as humans evolved traits to operate as ‘social animals’ they must also [...]

by Dr. John Hopkins at January 04, 2017 04:56 AM

January 01, 2017

tech-no-mad

cryptic and incomplete 2016 review

I think 2016 started with the thought that it couldn’t be more challenging than 2015. If change is a challenge, 2016 definitely was that. It started out slowly, ensconced in the modest house I bought in Prescott in 2014 that contained my full art-media-production studio and archive in Prescott, Arizona. As the art-scene in Prescott [...]

by Dr. John Hopkins at January 01, 2017 06:59 AM

December 31, 2016

tech-no-mad

175045

Stop N Save, 282 Highway 133 12.545 gallons $2.399/gallon $30.10

by Dr. John Hopkins at December 31, 2016 06:37 PM