PIM Project 3 Sketch_Portability: Watching paint peel

d) A sketch using a desktop video application on a computer In the past week I’ve been working on a range of sketches covering the criteria set for Project Three. I have posted sketches that have been shot and edited and shared solely on my iphone 5. I have enjoyed the speed and immediacy of … More PIM Project 3 Sketch_Portability: Watching paint peel

PIM Project 3_Portability: Reflection on recording the mundane presence in everyday life

What is striking me about the affordance we are exploring (portability) is that what is being recorded by most people using their mobile devices is the ordinariness, the mundanity of life. Until quite recently this has been via text, then images, but now the capacity to share short, quick, easy to make video has really … More PIM Project 3_Portability: Reflection on recording the mundane presence in everyday life

PIM Project 3 Sketch_Portability: Parrots dine out

a) a sketch entirely using the mobile phone without using a computer I am continuing to explore the affordance of portability and am working entirely using the mobile phone. This is my second sketch, Parrots Dine Out. The sketch is a good illustration of the portability of the iphone. The parrots arrived and clamoured up in … More PIM Project 3 Sketch_Portability: Parrots dine out

PIM Project 3 Sketch_Portability: Backstreets

a) a sketch entirely using the mobile phone without using a computer The affordance our group is exploring is portability which is defined as something that “can be carried or moved with ease”. Key aspects of portability that we identifed in our case study are: Due to the size and weight of the smartphone the videographer … More PIM Project 3 Sketch_Portability: Backstreets

PIM Week 4 Reflection 1

This reflection focuses on the sketching process in Project Two during the intensive for Post-Industrial Media. The reflection structure is based on a model of reflective thinking by Mary and Michael Ryan (QUT, 2012). Ryan and Ryan propose a ‘4Rs Model of Reflective Thinking’ based on four stages which I paraphrase below: Reporting (and responding) – … More PIM Week 4 Reflection 1

PIM Week 4 Reflection: 3

Studio prompt: How can the affordances of video, computers and the network be utilised in mobile videographic practice? In the context of interface design William Gaver proposes that ‘affordances are properties of the world that are compatible with and relevant for people’s interactions’ and suggests that ‘the concept of affordances can provide a useful tool … More PIM Week 4 Reflection: 3