**** **** **** and then *data*!

14th September 2016 Excellent mentoring session with Nikki Pugh.  I’ve been wanting to work with a GPS module to gather data from walking the hillsides above my village.  The aim is to use that data as a starting point for new print work.  I’d struggled...

Gadgets = memory fail

Excitingly, the gadgets I’ve bought with my Random String budget have arrived.  Arduino Uno + GPS module + OpenLog + power supply for hillside wandering. Less excitingly, my memory (and sketchbook notes) have failed me.  It turns out the steep learning curve I...

Map-making and data sources

An inspiring first meeting with my mentor Nikki Pugh last week has prompted a week of thinking about how data sources could be used to generate new work.  What form that work would take is unknown, but I’ve been thinking a lot about map-making lately....

Tech, lovely tech

Last week I had my first full day on the Random String fellowship in Coventry. With no idea of what to expect from a tech day with workshop leader Dom Breadmore and the other five fellows, I was excited to see what goodies would be thrown our way. And these were the...
Information // technology

Information // technology

First proper session on the Random String tech-based fellowship today. Excited to see what we all learn. Passed this board on the way to the Ludic Rooms base in Coventry. Hoping it gets some content up...