Selected Tweets #21: Anechoic Abstractions, Hierarchical Microarchitectures & Programmable Matter
Saturday, 5 July 2014
500 Years Away – Adam Ferriss
Selected tweets from my Twitter stream: @MrPrudence
Dividierend Series – Deskriptiv. Rendered silicate-like objects with subdivided textured surfaces.
500 Years Away – Adam Ferriss. Pixel sorting algorithms create structural reconfigurations of astrophysical imagery.
Doilies – Laura Splan. Computerized machine embroidered lace doilies modeled on viruses.
Anechoic abstractions – photographs of an anechoic radio chamber in Denmark by Alastair Philip Wiper
Invasive Species – Dillon Marsh
Minimal/abstract music notation [1960’s] from composer of Chance/Fluxus music, and Cage student, Toschi Ichiyanagi.
Creating Civilizations – Robert Strati’s architectural/mathematical/notational schematic fictions.
Invasive Species – Dillon Marsh. Photographs of disguised cell phone tower encroachment.
Erosion Series – Tamsin Van Essen. Monochromatic ceramic designs simulating biological erosion and viral infection.
Narrative Cities – Thien K. Nguyen. Gridded Urban systems stretched & morphed by ‘narratives into absurdities.’
The Grand Canyon, 3 May 1973 – Landsat
When the Earth Began Looking at Itself: the Landsat Program – cartography & Earth sciences in 1972.
Hierarchical Microarchitectures – Noorduin et al. Manipulated chemical gradients generate organic growth in crystals.
The Territory of the Virtually Unknown. Dpr-barcelona explores extremities of architecture in the North & South poles.
Sol LeWitt: Four Basic Kinds of Straight Lines (PDF)  compositions/lines defined by mathematical permutations.
Dividierend – Deskriptiv
Proto-computing – Mitchell Whitelaw interviews Ralf Baecker on ‘programmable matter’, proto-computational materiality & universal machines.
‘Please do not wiggle its frequency control, as you might inadvertently discover a new musical vocabulary’ – Mark Fell on the epiphanies of technological constraint.