Visual Data

Using distant-reading and data visualization techniques outlined in Derek N. Mueller’s Network Sense, I created the below visualizations to pull out key topics and ideas as represented in two recent  issues of The Journal of Media Ethics and the Journal of Media Law and Ethics. The complete data set (which can be downloaded) has nearly 2000 entries — tracking words and phrases across multiple … Read More

Premiere Pro – Video Experiments

Jan Holevik’s Rhetoric and Info Technology course was an intensive masterclass in Adobe Creative Cloud software. I read a ton of theory — and each week, instead of writing papers, I created video-reactions based on those readings. But saying I completed one video week per video is a bit misleading. I was teaching two undergrad courses at the time, taking … Read More

Carolina Rhetoric

CRC18 organizers asked me to develop a protest-y/glitch-y blog for their rhetoric conference. The theme was public engagement, counter-publics. I had to work within a blue, grey, black, white color scheme. NOTE: Users had the ability to turn the glitch effects on and off for the sake of site readability. Being a student organization, the CRC had no money to spend … Read More

Sur · veil

Created these collage-images for Victor Vitanza — who specifically asked for “creepy surveillance art.” VV didn’t care much for attribution; in fact, he wanted pics from the web, altered, then made unique. I used Google images and Adobe Photoshop, layered, made adjustments to the coloring, added and removed architectures. Stormtroopers because Stormtroopers are creepy.