Being a Freelance Makeup Artist

Freelance makeup artists do not work for any particular beauty salon on a permanent basis. Rather, they are self-employed. Well, there is no better feeling than being a stylist and being a part of someone’s special moments. It has become very common nowadays where individuals choose to be an independent freelance makeup artist where they […]

Guerilla Phenomenology

Art as Sensory Pharmakon & the Mass Media Overdose The following presentation is a thought experiment that, in all seriousness, asks you to examine the nature of media. I honestly believe that social, political, and financial challenges, as well as the far more imposing ecological crisis, can be approached and potentially mitigated by our prompt, […]

Introduction to Object Oriented Ontology

This introductory guide to Object Oriented Ontology is an on-going collection of central theses and surrounding debates. If you’d like to submit a text, blog, or discussion thread that you think is particularly useful to the would-be OOO scholar you can post a link in the comments or email me at Getting Started Definition […]

Outside the Prison

The following is a brief, informal response to Noah Wardrip-Fruin’s The Prison-House of Data from the perspective of a PhD student in Digital Media Studies. From August 2010 to August 2011 I worked for a software company that specialized in pattern-recognition and data-mining. The company’s objective was to produce software that collected and processed data in order to […]