Retina Roulette (Research Remix)

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Research Remix (a project organized by the Digital Media Center at Johns Hopkins University) is “a series of events designed to bring together artists and designers with scientific researchers in order to promote interdisciplinary collaboration and develop compelling new projects.”

This project was completed in collaboration with Kiara Eldred at Johnston and Hattar Labs, Johns Hopkins University (Robert J. Johnston Jr., P.I.) and based upon data derived from her research into “Stochastic Human Opsin Choice.”

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The Generative Darkroom

(7" x 5") Printed on Ilford Glossy Fiber at f/11 with each pixel exposing for 8 seconds. 283 second initial exposure plus 159 second additional exposure while the screen clears. Point of origin 262x031 (screen dimensions: 480px x 320px).

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[ 7″ x 5″ ]

In a darkroom, an iPhone connected to the laptop over WiFi is placed into an enlarger. A patch written in Max/MSP selects pixels on the iPhone to be illuminated for a specified duration. This is captured on black and white photo paper. The selection of pixels is algorithmic making each image unique.

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Sole Connection: A Mile in Another’s Shoes

Originally titled “A Mile in Another’s Shoes”, this project has been rebranded as “Sole Connections” and was relaunched on 6/1/2014

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A Mile in Another's Shoes

“You won’t know a man until you’ve walked a mile in his shoes.”  We spend so much of our time not paying attention to each other. When we take the time to share with each other and appreciate the subtleties, we become closer as a community, as a world.

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Hughes Remix

“Construction: 1922 / 2011”
created with images from the Hughes Collection, University of Maryland, Baltimore County.

In conjunction with the 2014 SPE National Conference theme “Collaborative Exchanges: Photography in Dialogue”, The Special Collections Department of the Albin O. Kuhn Library & Gallery and the Department of Visual Arts, at UMBC offered the images of the Hughes Company Glass Negatives Collection for reinterpretation and reinvention.

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Mirror Minus

via Kimberly Murphy (instragram: _kimmis_) "enjoying a little mother/daughter time at the @a2artcenter. (mirror minus, steven silberg)"

(via Kimberly Murphy—instragram:_kimmis_) “enjoying a little mother/daughter time at the @a2artcenter.”

“Mirror Minus” is an interactive installation that continues within my experimental process of Reductive Video. The body of work entitled “Reductive Video” borrows the choice to depict changes in movement (either as individual frames or wholly contained in a single image) and applies it to the technical rendering of images. Using custom software written in Max/MSP/Jitter, video is broken down to reveal only the pixels that change from frame to frame, no longer implying form, but instead the shape of what has changed from the previous frame.

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Palimpsest

A Washington Project for the Arts Coup d’Espace project
curated by Steven H. Silberg and Neil C. Jones

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October 12 – November 29, 2012
2023 Massachusetts Ave, NW, Washington, DC

Participating artists: Jesse Morgan Barnett, Scott Blake, Patterson Clark, Jarrett Davis, Samantha DiRosa, Gary Duehr, Mark Geil, Julee Holcomb, Ryan Hoover, Miyakawa, Michele Montalbano, Matteo Pasin, Jessica Rowshandel, Sarah Sachs, Ali Seley, s/n coalition, Eric Souther,  and Erika Stearly.

A full catalog from the exhibition is available at http://scriptio-inferior.com

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