Space, Theory and the Role of the Intellectual Since the rise of poststructuralist thoughts in the mids of the last century, linear and teleological forms of history and political thoughts come to be challenged and it opens up certain key sites of critical debates. Taking issues with monolithic forms of history, Foucault contests the nineteenth-century time-related paradigms and announces that the twentieth century will be an epoch of geography, 'an epoch of space'. As against the traditional privileging of history as a dynamic discourse over geography as sterile and fixed, Foucault formulates a multivalenced term 'heterotopologies'.
The first is trivial: Although trivial, this database is large enough to use when debugging most aspects of your program. You can download these images via Gray Blobs.
The second picture database is much more interesting: It contains pictures of almost 1, students many from this class.
You can download these images via Pic Book. I also have three color databases. You can download 1, random colored squares also 10x10 Color Blobs.
You can download Videotape cover images 70x via Videotape Covers.
You can download 2, Holiday cards 35x56 via Holiday Cards. All these can be used in various parts of the assignment. Robert Silvers developed computer photomosaics while a graduate student at MIT.
He has been commisioned to create photomosaics for corporate logos, magazine covers, celebrities, jigsaw puzzles, etc. PhotomosiacsPhotomosaic Portraitsand Disney's Photomosaics.
For an interesting essay on Mr. Silvers' work, read Images and Icons: Silver's company, Runaway Technology has patented the realization of computer programs to produce photomosaics. You can download a copy of the Patent and examine it read its claims.
Unlike copyrighted works, there is no "fair use" of patented material for educational purposes. But primarily, patents are designed to protect revenue, which our use of photomosaics as a programming assignment should not affect in fact one can use Google to find various photomosaic-producing programs available for sale on the internet: I'm not sure what action Mr.
Silvers is taking in these cases. Therefore, to keep everyone's legal exposure to a minimum, we should not post any photomosaics on the web or even print any.
I will be destroying the ones I brought to class after the assignment. Also, we should not share our code with anyone. If you are still concerned about violating patent law, when you run your photomosaic program, use only the databases of Gray Blobs or Color Blobsbut no pictures.
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|When standing closer, you can see that it consists of thousands of other banknotes. In his works, Robert Silvers combines computer technology with photography.|
|Essay 7: Why Did I Go Digital? | Ed Pas||An opening cocktail reception for the artist will take place on Thursday, August 6, 5: The exhibition continues through August|
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Because the small pictures are now not really pictures, but gray squares, what you are producing is not really a photomosaic. Interestingly enough, the photomosaic program works regardless of whether the "small pictures" are really pictures or just a mish-mash of pixels.Drawing on the works of spatial theorist Edward Soja and photomontage artist Robert Silvers, this article will discuss the creative and rallying power of otherness by examining relational tensions between “the one” and “the many” in visual and textual productions about and from islands.
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Robert Silvers lives near Boston, and is president and CEO of Runaway Technology. He has co-authored and published two books on his work: Photomosaics () and Photomosaic Portraits ().
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Essay 7: Why Did I Go Digital? artists such as Robert Silvers—working at the beginning of the twenty-first century, with a great deal more computing power than I could have imagined even five years earlier—create works by writing software that reduces a photographic image to a grid, replacing each single-pixel block of colour with a.
Robert Silvers, a Master’s student at MIT, filed for a trademark on the term Photomosaic on September 3, This trademark was registered on August 12, This trademark was .