Not too much to show for my work this week after coming back from a well-needed break mid-trimester.
This week we went over a brief overview of what's needed for our Research Proposal and most of my time was spent preparing for my research presentation.
As part of my presentation prep, I sought out some other projects that have been done around birthmarks. What I found were several stunning photography projects, a couple of films, and a handful of children's picture books. It's interesting to see how other mediums have handled the subject:
David Sargent - No Bodies Perfekt
David is the director of Live Worm at QCA and spoke to us about his work and his Doctoral project he did for his Doctor of Arts degree.
I really enjoyed learning about this project and really like his work on it. It reminded me a lot of some of the animated work I grew up with from Sesame Street in the early nineties - very naive and experimental. Some like that below.
This one also stuck in my mind too, though I definitely remember it being more trippy and Mambo like:
David incorporated his typography into AR so that he could make non-destructive/legal graffiti art critiquing marketing messaging. I really love this project and it's a fantastic and simple application of AR and Typography.
Here's a sample of David's AR work: