If you’re a visual learner like myself, then you know maps, charts and info graphics can really help bring data and information to life. Maps can make a point resonate with readers and this collection aims to do just that.
Education is a priority of Aperture Foundation. In 2014, we are expanding our visual-literacy curriculum for children and teens, and launching new educational initiatives to inspire new audiences to take their interest in photography to the next level.
This past October, just before the leaves changed, I went on a six-day hike through the mountains of Wakayama, in central Japan, tracing the path of an ancient imperial pilgrimage called the Kumano Kodo. I took along a powerful camera, believing, as I always have, that it would be an indispensable creative tool. But I returned with the unshakeable feeling that I’m done with cameras, and that most of us are, if we weren’t already.
While we are all so different individually, it seems easy to define people in groups according to tired stereotypes. Things get interesting, however, when different stereotyped groups collide – which is exactly what Yang Liu’s “Ost trifft West,” or “East Meets West,” is all about. Liu, a young artist from Beijing currently living in Germany, illustrates the social and cultural differences between her Eastern and Western worlds.
What Goderberger is missing is that Silicon Valley as we know it today is a product of a virtual world, not the creator of it. Virtual in the sense that suburbs are meant to be interchangeable, universal substrates upon which we graft our hopes, dreams, and preferred geographic genres.
To say that digital cameras have profoundly changed photography is both true and cliché. But few of the regurgitaters of the idea can tell you exactly how. Stephen Mayes, director of VII Photo Agency, is one of those few.
to many people meanwhile see artwork in a museum rather as a prop for portraits than as an important part of cultural heritage
A parallax design feature about the struggle for control in the South Sea
Created as part of Swiss digital studio ApeLab‘s prototype for spatial storytelling and designed by Sylvain Joly, IDNA can be explored simply by moving the iPad. As the device moves, so does the view within the animation and the story unfolds wherever the viewer’s interest lies, taking different paths depending on the user’s focus on certain angles or characters. The audio is also 3D and sensitive to a person’s orientation to give a deep feeling of immersion. Hand drawn before being digitally transferred, the prototype shows the possibility for interactive storytelling.
Willkommen bei unserem crossmedialen Experiment. Hier erfährst du mehr über Kate und die TV-Serie.
Eine abgeschiedene Gegend mit 36.000 Seelen und 13 Gefängnissen, wie z. B. das «Supermax», das neue Alcatraz Amerikas. Eine Gefängnis-Stadt, in der selbst die, die draußen sind, drinnen leben. Ein Vorgeschmack dessen, wie die Welt von morgen aussehen könnte.
The 70-year-old abandoned shack acquired and re-appropriated by artist Phillip K. Smith III has even been given a name, Lucid Stead. In Phillip’s own words ”Lucid Stead is about tapping into the quiet and the pace of change of the desert. When you slow down and align yourself with the desert, the project begins to unfold before you. It reveals that it is about light and shadow, reflected light, projected light, and change.
Kleinere und mittlere Unternehmen sind zwar immer stärker in den sozialen Netzwerken präsent, aber bislang ohne messbaren unternehmerischen Erfolg. Gemäss einer umfangreichen Studie von Universität Liechtenstein und Wirtschaftsuniversität Wien über die Nutzung von Social Media als Marketinginstrument braucht es eine Optimierung der Grundvoraussetzungen.