:: Saturday, February 08, 2003 ::
An obsession with mustaches and velcro can lead to odd outcomes. Velcro Mustache is a site emphasizing literal and metaphoric word play.
Superbad is an already well known site that is always worth visiting. The website lives up to its reputation of constant change. Several visits in the past have proven that Superbad is bad ass.
La Jetée is reinterpreted on the web. The net project features html and shockwave versions for different net speed access. The user has the option of jumping around film stills -- thereby displacing the linear narrative. The design is very soothing and does justice to the classic film.:: Friday, February 07, 2003 ::
Stereo is a minimal sound piece. It incorporates cityscape photographs and tonal sounds to create simple hypnotic compositions. Clicking the button becomes addictive once the user finds a pattern to groove on.
c404 presents an "old school" computer aesthetic. It has an excellent sound piece that is worth listening to on the splash page. (Watch your speaker volume when entering the site.) Artist: Yoshi Sodeoka
A is for Apple is worth a visit. This website using flash has been shown in various festivals during the last few months. Something it well deserves. The project actually makes a good case for the web's dependency on cinematic language. Artist: David Clark:: Wednesday, February 05, 2003 ::
Avatar Project presents a character by the name of Lexus. The premise behind the art work is quite complex, and worth reading when visiting the website. The actual project functions more like a short story that loops no matter where the surfer may click. Artists: Stefano Marotta Roberto Russo
Potluck is more like a doodle exploring the potential of sound composition on the net. Using Macromedia Director, this website presents a graphic interface as a playful device to manipulate and access sound bits thereby creating simple compositions. Though the music files and options for sound manipulation are somewhat limited, it is still a site worth exploring. Artist Group: Future Farmers