Aesthetic Reverb

Posted by on Aug 31, 2016 in Misc, Thoughts & Fragments

Meaning and culture reverberate in stranger ways than we’re accustomed to considering. Strong metatextual patterns can sometimes occur, such as one that I came across recently: an aesthetic fragment that began in a 1976 documentary, contributed to electronic music developed in the 90s, and helped frame a radio documentary released in 2013 that revisited a […]

We Can See Our Breath

We Can See Our Breath

Posted by on Sep 25, 2015 in Interactive, Thoughts & Fragments

We Can See Our Breath is a musical garden planting game. The planting is driven by the Brother Android song of the same name, and the plants subtly react to the music. This game sketch is available over on itch.io: http://greg_ws.itch.io/we-can-see-our-breath

Three Farewells

Three Farewells

Posted by on Jul 28, 2014 in Interactive, Thoughts & Fragments

Three Farewells is a set of game vignettes created for the makega.me Series pageant. These vignettes were intended to capture some of my feelings towards spaces in Halifax, the city I studied architecture in from 2010-2014. The games lack audio, having been thrown together rather quickly. One of the three reuses the photos-of-a-path system I […]

Return

Return

Posted by on Mar 21, 2013 in Interactive, Thoughts & Fragments

Return is a short experiment I created for the final Super Friendship Club game-making ‘pageant’ in August of 2012. The theme was ‘Ritual’, and a generating idea for this was the ritual of returning to a place from memory. In March of 2013 I made some significant modifications to the nature of the work’s interactivity, […]

January

Posted by on Mar 6, 2013 in Interactive, Thoughts & Fragments

January, the month named after the Roman god Janus. A god of thresholds between past and future, here and there, he is depicted as having a head bearing two faces staring simultaneously forward and back. January is a short piece of interactive fiction about parallels that I co-authored with my friend agj last July. We each […]

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