Tag: text

The David Speaks: Sculpting the Truth in the “Carving in Possibilities”

“Carving in Possibilities” is created through an interface that allows you to carve the face of Michaelangelo’s “David” as text appears in your hovering; it is a short Flash piece that provides various viewpoints of the David: himself, the crowd seeing the fight between David and Goliath, the crowd seeing the statue, and Michaelangelo himself.  As you hover your mouse…

Eccentric Storytime with Nelson

Jason Nelson is known for his eccentric stories and taking well known documents or moments in history and creating his own version of the historical moment. Nelson has a very distinct look to his websites and stories. They are like a very coherent mess with videos playing in the background and various texts mixed throughout the page. One of his…

Text & video games – Adventures with the Super Famicom

(One thing before you read:  the sizes of my pictures are ridiculous, I’m sorry) Recently, my household acquired  a Super Famicom.  Basically, the Super Famicom is the Japanese version of the Super Nintendo, with the difference being that the games that were released for each console weren’t always the same.  A lot of games were released exclusively in Japan for the…

Texting A Novel

If you’re someone who struggles with how intimidating the length of a novel can be perhaps you ought to just take it chapter by chapter; or perhaps even text by text? Several years ago in Japan a new trend began to take hold in which an author sent out bits of a novel to an audience via text messaging. Textually reports that…