My first piece of research for 2023 is a visualization of Social Learning Theory and the Zone of Proximal Development. I presented this poster at the Illinois State University Teaching & Learning Symposium. This year’s theme was belongingness.
Here’s my currently-reading list in no particular order. Silvia Federici, Re-enchanting the worldAdrian Johnston, Zizek’s OntologyLorgia Garcia Peña, Community as RebellionTom Nichols, The Death of ExpertiseDonald Hoffman, The Case Against RealityN. K. Jeminsin, The Fifth SeasonRoland Barthes, Elements of Semiology Facts about this list:I have found that jumping around books works for me.I have beenContinue reading “2023 Reads”
I am trying to turn these into AR posters by using ARTIVIVE. I’ll update this post when that’s done… it might take a while.
On September 15, 2022, Figma “has entered into an agreement to be acquired by Adobe.” The initial shock sent me into a whirlwind of Adobe – capitalism – monopoly – subscription services – walled-up knowledge – losing access – what does this mean? But now, a couple of days removed from the event, I believeContinue reading “Figma x Adobe”
I made this small box for quick in-class prompts for exercises. In the box, there are three categories of information: Students are to randomly pick from the decided color and then utilize that information as part of an in-class exercise. For this first version, the quotes, artists, and tips came from my own readings andContinue reading “Graphic Design Oracle – a teaching tool”
I was pointed to this book from this video by Rebecca Watson: Last year, I set a goal of reading more fiction. I have counted this book toward that goal, even though it hits very close to home at times. Another great read has been this book: Following Ellen Lupton on Instagram is where IContinue reading “Taking stock”
Some mobile photography directly from my backyard
Last year I created Pop. A font that explores high-contrast strokes, bold colors, and basic shapes. Its creation coincided with my assignment to teach typography in Spring 2022 at Illinois State University. So I started to think of new assignments I could apply to my students. I arrived at extracting shapes from Pop in 2×2Continue reading “PoP, the font in … The Faculty Biennial”