Creative Process Journal

We are Collaborating!

Great news! Arushi, Cheryl and I decided to collaborate together. With the collaboration, we get to combine our interest and make our project more refined to use our different skill set. For our first idea draft, we are thinking of using insect as a metaphor and how we reach that point is documented in another…

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Nature Makes You Feel Humble

When you compress the formation of the earth and lives into 24 hours, human beings appeared at the last 20 seconds. Compare to the evolution, we are just a tiny part of nature, and there are lots of creatures ahead of us that develop their way of surviving. Supposedly, we share all the resource on…

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Postscript on the Societies of Control -Gilles Deleuze

The transition from Foucault disciplinary societies to Deleuze societies of control. Disciplinary societies: Vast closed environments, each with their own rules. Individual ceaselessly passes through one to the other. Prison serves as an analogical model for the closed system of disciplinary societies. These environments or enclaves are about enclosure and confinement their project is to…

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The Nature and Art of Workmanship

Note from reading: Free workmanship of risk and the regulated workmanship of certainty. Workmanship of risk is practiced in factories and the certainty is in individual studios. David Pye arguing that the diversity or variation that occurred as a result of free workmanship was inherently pleasing. People have different ideas on what is workmanship/craftsmanship. Affair…

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The Craft Reader

Note from reading: Cybernetics: The study of effective messages of control. Cybernetics: Scientific study of humans, animals and machines control and communicate with each other. Understanding how a machine might think was a way of humanising both the machine itself and the economy of which it was a part, and thus remediating the problems wrought…

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