Creating a WordPress Tag Search using jQuery

The technique applied on Seth Anderson’s photo site. The WordPress taxonomy functions make it easy to give your visitors links to per-tag archives of posts. But is it possible to give them archives of more than one tag? Sure it is! Read more

Showing Images from the WordPress Attachments Gallery

I’ve been upgrading artist Flavio Trevisan’s site to take advantage of some of the features that have been added to WordPress since we first did the implementation. This gave me the opportunity to revisit a PHP function I use to pull images from the WordPress attachment gallery for use in jQuery slideshows. Read more

Interactive In-Gallery Video Kiosk for Artist Midi Onodera

An interface to display short video clips in a gallery setting.
An interface to display short video clips in a gallery setting. Interactive Touchscreen Interface using jQuery and HTML5 Video Playing a video. In 2009 artist Midi Onodera created a series of 52 short clips designed for podcasting. I have been fortunate to be involved in this project, providing technical support and new media development. Read more

Creating a WordPress Categories Page using Nested Loops

Do you find yourself with a bunch of Posts organized into Categories and are thinking, Wouldn’t it be nice to make a page where people can get a taste for what’s in each Category? I found myself in exactly this situation with Seth Anderson’s photography site. Read more

Costume Life Drawings, June 11 2011

Saturday was a marathon of life drawing, with sessions in the afternoon and evening! At both the models were done up in costumes: First Naked Lunch, with tandem models dressed like they were in a Frazetta painting; then Dr. Sketchy with a single model dressed as Red Riding Hood / Big Bad Wolf. Read more

Campaign Microsite for Photographer Donald Weber’s Book “Interrogations”

interrogationbook.com Donald Weber is a photographer with the VII Network, mainly studying post-Soviet authority in Ukraine and Russia. With this site Don is offering a series of photographs in Kickstarter-like support of his forthcoming documentary photography book. I see it as an experiment in the disruption of the traditional ways and means of Art capitol using internet technologies. Read more

Website Redesign for Artist Midi Onodera

Midi Onodera is an award-winning Canadian filmmaker/moving image artist who creates shorts intended for “small screen” podcasting. This redesign includes a visual overhaul based on a look mocked-up by designer Ruby Pajares, and a full refactoring of the theme’s codebase. The fonts are Chaparral Pro and Museo Sans. Read more

Website for Filmmaker Chris Kennedy

Chris Kennedy is a filmmaker, film programmer and writer whose work “operates in dialogue with the history of film as art.” This is Chris’ first site and serves as a calling-card for his pedagogical work. I wanted the stills from his films to be the primary visual statement, with the rest of the design as quiet as possible. Read more

Website for Convenience Gallery

Convenience
Convenience shows work “that engages, experiments, and takes risks with the architectural, urban, and civic realm.” The site architecture is straightforward: present the exhibitions in reverse chronological order. So for this redesign we applied simple accordion navigation to open-up past entries. Read more

Sketchbook: Texas Lobby Day

Drawings from April 6 2011. Texas public sector workers converge on the state Capitol to meet their representatives and protest proposed budget cuts. This last one’s from the aftermath: Sitting on the patio at House Wine, Austin. Read more

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