2.05.2008

Notes: Feb4&5

Systems of intersecting lines used to describe the relationships between individual units through the use of two dimensions that which is multi-dimensional.

"not primary content, but how we organize and view information" (from Vesna)

"Universal Frequency"

The same information can be viewed in a variety of ways.

Systems that transfer information from something that can be observed to a record or 2D list and described through linear or graphical relationships.

2 Forms (from Manovich):
Data Structures Algorithms
Collection Processes
Data organized for storage/retreival Sequence operations for desired outcome

Project Description (MFA): Generate a database of forms that utilize grid structure or system to visualize information. EX: cosmos, geography, mathematics, social networking, relationships, deities, nodal, hierarchical, electrical

User decides interaction with database as multiple forms and organizations of the work are presented simultaneously in the same space. Different forms of the same collected information (grid image).

1 comment:

Sean said...

bill your blob is hard to read
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little grids