Every artist should live in proximity to both a garbage heap and a dollar store. Two indispensable resources for the advancement of culture and the evolution of the soul.

I apologize for the crudity of this week’s content. It is not meant to offend.

I just needed a simple phrase with small words in order to do (what I anticipated to be) a mildly labour-intensive test. That constraint led me toward ‘god’ and ‘shit’ and from there the poem grew.

Sometimes its the simple design suggestions that make the most sense and initiate the most change. Last week Chris made the simple yet insightful observation that the computer letters did not blend into the video, so he suggested “physicalize the letters”. This is the first test.

godShit — screengrab

click on image to VIEW DEMO

Navigation note: Right-mouse button: context menu to access capacity to display video as ‘SINGLE’, ‘DOUBLE’, or ‘KALEIDOSCOPE’. And it can be used in conjunction with ‘HIDE text’ and ‘FULL screen’. (The active option is disabled. So that if the video is single and text is visible those categories are in grey)

Dissect it : SOURCE CODE + videos ( The code today is slightly less crufty. I amputated a chunk of vestigial bits. How easily junk accumulates.)

Posted on January 21st, 2008 | filed under Uncategorized |

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