Interactive billboards take a step forward today in Times Square.
It's a tall feat for an advertiser to stand out in Times Square, which is swathed in giant plasma-screen billboards. But today, a taste of what billboards might become is being unveiled--and the billboard reaches out and grabs the crowd, thanks to technology borrowed from high-tech spy cameras.
Examples of participatory practice – designed and found
Kelsey Snook and Melissa Mongiat (graduates) have launched a new website http://www.goodparticipation.com , a growing library of examples of participatory practice – designed and found.
Revital Cohen is a designer who develops critical objects and provocative scenarios exploring the juxtaposition of the natural with the artificial. Her work spans across various mediums and includes collaborations with scientists, bioethicists and animal breeders.
Ellio Caccavale's research investigates design, life sciences and bioethics partnerships, with particular emphasis upon collaborative research methods.
His "Re-assembling the Social - and introduction to ANT" is an essential and surprisingly easy read. He has curated two exhibitions which i think might be to your interest: "Iconoclash", and "Making things Public - atmospheres of democracy" both of which have massive accompanying catalogues/books edited by Latour and Peter Weibel; especially the latter might be of interest. All of the mentione
Information Design Association
The Information Design Association is a group of Information Designers and other professionals in the UK with an interest in Information Design
A vast new exhibition space opened in New York City this summer, with a show 18 months in the making. On view are works by 103 street artists from around the world, mostly big murals painted directly onto the gallery’s walls.
David Mamet (Book)
The book is made up of six chapters, of which the second and fifth take the form of dialogue between Mamet and unnamed students, reflecting that the book was based on classes in film directing held by Mamet at Columbia University's film school.
This site is dedicated to the exploration of thought-in-action, or creative, critical and reflexive practice, as realised in the contexts of learning, teaching and research and of information service provision.
Centre for Creative Collaboration
A neutral place where people from many different backgrounds - universities, large corporates, SMEs, freelancers - can work together on new things in the belief that real innovation happens at the edge and in the gaps between disciplines.