#Artists

Web development for artist Mel Chin’s The Tie That Binds

I’m happy to have launched the website for artist Mel Chin’s land art project, The Tie That Binds, part of CURRENT:LA Water, Los Angeles’s inaugural public art biennial. Originally from Houston Texas, Mel Chin is known for works that require multi-disciplinary, collaborative teamwork that conjoin cross-cultural aesthetics with complex ideas. Read more

Websites for Artists Workshop 2015

Next month I’ll be teaching a workshop, Websites for Artists at LIFT in Toronto. It’ll take place Monday, December 14 and Wednesday, December 16 2015, from 6 to 10 pm. From the programme: This two-evening workshop provides an overview of how to establish a web presence to compliment your artistic practice. Read more

WordPress development for Clockshop

Clockshop homepage Clockshop is an arts organization in Los Angeles, working “at the intersection of politics, urban space, and cultural production to explore the forces that shape our lived environment.” They do a lot of site-specific programming involving locations and communities in the city. Read more

Websites for Artists Workshop 2014

Next month I’ll be teaching a “Websites for Artists” workshop at LIFT in Toronto. It’ll take place Monday, December 15 and Wednesday, December 17 2014, from 6 to 10 pm. From the programme: This two-evening workshop provides an overview of how to establish a web presence from the preparation of content to the creation of a website for their artistic medium. Read more

Goshka Macuga microsites for the Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago

Goshka Macuga is the MCA Chicago's 2013 Artist In Residence. But because the resulting work, likely to be a play, will not exist until the end of the term, the artist's process is being documented and presented to the public as Preparatory Notes for a Chicago Comedy. Our team became involved as interactive media designers/developers...

Website for Photographer Lana Šlezić

lanaslezic.com Lana Šlezić’s work has documented the plight of women and children. Her book Forsaken studied the conditions faced by women in Afghanistan. Her next project, A Walk in the Park portrays street kids in India. She is currently based in Canada. Read more

Website for Photographer Adam Nadel

adamnadel.net Adam Nadel’s photographic practice is located “at the intersections of journalism, science, and human rights.” He knew exactly what he wanted and was a joy to work with! Using the WordPress-based package I’ve been developing, we were able put his site together quickly and efficiently. Read more

Website for Photographer Samuel James

I’m happy to launch a new website for documentary photographer Samuel A. James, an American working in Nigeria. The site runs the WordPress theme/plugin package I’ve dubbed “Carolyn”, after its initial commissioner, Carolyn Drake. The idea behind this package is to create a system that can be used to quickly deploy portfolio sites of a certain kind. Read more

Website for Photographer Carolyn Drake

Carolyn Drake’s website I recently had the pleasure of creating sites with documentary photographer Carolyn Drake. Carolyn has an amazing eye and strong sense of narrative, which she brought to her layout and navigation. This site is built on WordPress, with custom gallery-presentation plugins and theme. Read more

Website for Photographer Andres Gonzalez

Andres Gonzalez’s website I recently had the pleasure of creating sites with documentary photographer Andres Gonzalez. EachAndreshas an amazing eye and strong sense of narrative, which he brought to his layout and navigation. The site is built on WordPress, with custom a gallery-presentation plugin and theme. Read more

Website Redevelopment for Honoria in Ciberspazio

An artist’s project I collaborated on has recently launched. Or I should say re-launched, as it existed before; I’ve been involved in getting it back to fighting form. Honoria in Ciberspazio is Honoria Starbuck’s jam. Begun in 1997, it’s “the first internet opera” — written via online collaboration and performed via webcast, with the online condition as its subject. Read more

Website Redesign for Tiffany Malakooti’s “Belog”

An artist’s project I collaborated on has recently launched. Or I should say re-launched, as it existed before; I’ve been involved in getting it back to fighting form. Belog is Tiffany Malakooti’s jam. She’s assembled a collection of Persian art and culture that is beautiful and often quite funny. Read more

Website for Photographer Seth Anderson

b12partners.net/photo Photographer Seth Anderson is based in Chicago, a city that is often his subject. Prolific on Flickr, his images are frequently licensed for reproduction in blogs, books, documentaries and other media. We created a site that makes it easy to order physical prints. 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

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

Website for Artist Flavio Trevisan

I’m happy to announce a new website for Toronto-based artist Flavio Trevisan. Flavio makes sculptures, mostly, based on maps. The site is a pretty straight-forward WordPress implementation. Check it out! Read more

In-Gallery Kiosk for Artist Midi Onodera

The Archive and Everyday Life Conference, held May 6–8, 2010 at McMaster University, examined how fields of archive intersect with everyday life. The conference program includes panel discussions, screenings, and visual art. Midi Onodera’s year-long 2009 video project A Movie A Week was on view in the accompanying group exhibition held at Hamilton Artists Inc. Read more

Website Redesign (2010) for Photographer Donald Weber

The 2010 redesign for Donald Weber’s WordPress-based website features a side-scrolling slideshow for the narrative presentation of images as well as pages for the promotion of the photographer’s books and grant-writing workshops. Donald Weber’s website is hosted by MediaTemple. Read more

Pyes Video

Here’s a video I made this summer for the TIFF ’07 Blogs featuring my friends, Canadian photographers and film makers Nick and Sheila Pye. Watch the Pyes video! Read more

Website for Photographer Jaime Leblanc

Announcing the redesign of Maquina / Jaime Leblanc Photography! Based in Montreal, Leblanc is published in The Walrus and Half Empty magazines. The site was created by developer Marty Spellerberg and built on WordPress. It is valid XHTML 1.0 Strict. Check out Maquina! Read more

Jim Ross Photographer Website Redesigned

Announcing the redesign of Jim Ross, Toronto Photographer! The site was created by developer Marty Spellerberg and built on WordPress. It is valid XHTML 1.0 Transitional. Check out Jim Ross Photographer! Read more

Website Redesign for Photographer Donald Weber (2007)

Proudly announcing the redesign of Donald Weber Photojournalism! Don Weber is Canadian, based in Moscow. He’s published in Newsweek, Time, Maclean’s, The New York Times, The Globe & Mail, others. The site features big, 800px images and is built on WordPress. Read more

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