One of my favourite sets of Story Cubes is the Pharmaceutical Cubes created by Kenneth Goldsmith in 2008. Inspired and intrigued by the extensive warnings and disclaimers that accompany advertisements of pharmaceutical drugs, he found that these documents sometimes covered 43 pages or almost 7000 words. Kenneth took six of these documents and re-formatted them [...]
Entries Tagged as 'residencies'
August 10th, 2010 No Comments
From Seven Days in Seven Dials: A week in the life of London’s Cultural Quarters About a month ago I mentioned that Alice was spending the week in Covent Garden as part of the Seven Days in Seven Dials project organised by Dan Thompson of the Empty Shops Network. For a week ten artists and [...]
April 15th, 2010 5 Comments
I used Bookleteer’s Storycube API to make physical souvenirs of ebooks, as described in my post on Bookcubes. In this post I’ll run through the code used to manipulate Bkkeepr data and send it to the API. Bkkeepr pulls a bunch of data out, which includes your username, the book cover image, the book’s title [...]
April 14th, 2010 1 Comment
Since the alpha version of bookleteer went live last September we’ve been discussing with a number of friends and colleagues what we can do to demonstrate the API (Application Programming Interface) – which allows other applications, sites and systems to interface directly with the Generator, the engine behind bookleteer.com which generates the PDF files for [...]