Tribes of the Makers

Pupate, Emerge, Mutate, Stigmerge. Tune into a planetary urge. Humans commune. Rerender the centre. Nurture the nature. Apprentice the mentor. Harness the markets. Remodel the odds. Accept the extension. A diffusion of helping. The tribes of the makers The revolt of the massless.  

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Magnetic Movie has a wild animation of magnetic waves and fields with voiceover by scientists describing the different models used to understand and visualize magnetic energies. The animation uses animated photographs, sound-controlled CGIc and 3D compositing and was made by Semiconductor: Ruth Jarman & Joe Gerhardt at the Space Sciences Laboratory UC Berkeley.

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Let’s Glow poster

Crystal King Baboon poster
Crystal King Baboon, 18" x 24", offset print, 2012. Poster front. Let's Glow, 18" x 24", offset print, 2012. Poster back. This poster was printed for the Let's Glow exhibition in March 2012. The front shows a manipulated still from one of the animations in the show, and the back has photos of the artwork [...] Continue reading »

Perpetual Ocean animation

NASA‘s Goddard Space Flight Center Scientific Visualization Studio has a beautiful animation of global ocean currents available in HD. The visualization shows ocean surface currents around the world during the period from June 2005 through December 2007. The visualization does not include a narration or annotations; the goal was to use ocean flow data to

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Glass Gem Corn

The story of glass gem corn: Seedsman Greg Schoen got the seed from Carl Barnes, a part-Cherokee man, now in his 80’s, in Oklahoma. He was Greg’s “corn-teacher”. Greg was in the process of moving last year and wanted someone else to store and protect some of his seeds. He left samples of several corn

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The Reef Photos

Photos are now up on a new dedicated Reef project page. The viewer above shows a full selection of images of the Reef as installed at upArt 2011. Use the button on the bottom right of the viewer above to see the images in full screen. The images are from the Reef photo set on

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Geom 1 paper sculpture

Blug and black geometric paper sculpture by Happy Sleepy aka Magda Wojtyra and Marc Ngui

Geom 1 painted paper sculpture by Marc Ngui. This one is about the size of a football. This Geom was made to be part of a larger installation of textile art and paper sculptures called The Reef, on display 27 to 30 October 2011 at the Gladstone Hotel in Toronto for the annual upART Contemporary

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Video Game Epiphanies

Video Game Epiphanies is a catalogue of formative virtual experiences. [issuu showflipbtn=true documentid=110301230907-2caf696d025b4388b3c7244ca1ebd2ca docname=vge_v3 username=bumblenut loadinginfotext=Vidoe%20Game%20Epiphanies showhtmllink=true tag=zine width=600 height=364 unit=px]

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Relax, Oh Yeah, to the Day

Relax, Oh Yeah, to the Day I wrote the words and drew the word bubble. Marc did the rest. Oh yeah. The drawing shows The Tourists, two of Marc’s recurring characaters that have so far haunted pages in his sketchbooks here and there and are starting to make more regular appearances, such as in this

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Igor Stagljar Lab website update

The Stagljar Lab website recently got updated. Marc drew some new illustrations, a few new pages were added, nicer photo page layouts for bigger photos, bigger and better navigation, larger text fonts and a wider, bigger layout (monitors are getting larger!) Header of the homepage of Igor Stagljar Lab at the Donnelly Centre, University of

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Crystal Kings paintings

The Crystal Kings paintings were sketched out by Marc, painted by Magda, and finished with fine black lines and detail work by Marc. They are painted with acrylic guache, pearlescent, metallic and day-glo paints, and feature an ultra matte black guached that makes them seem to be painted on black velvet. Crystal King Birdbear

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