zhuang zi’s thoughts and my thoughts

Once upon a time, I, Chuang Chou, dreamt I was a butterfly, fluttering hither and thither, to all intents and purposes a butterfly. I was conscious only of my happiness as a butterfly, unaware that I was Chou. Soon I awaked, and there I was, veritably myself again. Now I do not know whether I was then a man dreaming I was a butterfly, orContinue reading “zhuang zi’s thoughts and my thoughts”

Weave with Machine and Grasshopper.

In last class period we tried different weaving methods, which are hand weaving with traditional machine and designing patterns in Grasshopper. First half: weave with hands This experience was really fundamental and interesting. Basically we just need to figure out which pedal to press while having shuttle traveling back and forth. Once we manipulate playingContinue reading “Weave with Machine and Grasshopper.”

Reading- The Fundamental Construction

The importance of materiality It is important that knowing what we are working with before getting start. The limitation of material can be a guide line. Weaving is a great way of explaining how to use and break the limitation of the material, and it is a smart way of joining mathematic with art. ThroughContinue reading “Reading- The Fundamental Construction”

The Sympathy of Things Reading Respond

Oftentimes, people think that we have passed our abilities of crafting to machines and digitalize the labor into mechanical code, thus, the process of creation becomes specified and uniformed. Then compare to hand craft methods, this process is more “cold blooded” and rapidly done. However, this reading has stated that while human was making thingsContinue reading “The Sympathy of Things Reading Respond”

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