Cryptomania is a sculpture designed as commentary on the cryptocurrency pandemonium. It lights up based on the 1 hour price change (a percentage value) of a particular crypto-currency – Ethereum.
Creating the physical enclosure for the CRYP0MANIA crystal was a project in and of itself. This post is about the crystals physical details.
Copyright to Swedish House Mafia and Virgin / EMI for the song Greyhound.
Lets call it CRYPT0MANIA – the connected crystal.
This post is about the crystals digital details – because it works – it really works!
My first project using Unity – a 3-D game engine.
I created a character using Adobe Fuse (incredibly buggy, sidelined software at the moment), and found animations for it in Mixamo. These characters can then be uploaded to Unity.
As you can see, the character is pretty good, but not perfect – our characters poor feet pay the price.
Worship of Cthulhu is a final project that costed $0 to make. NYU ITP has a lot of resources available and I tried to take advantage of them by making an assigned project FO FREE.
I hate spending money! But one lesson learned is definitely that ya get what ya pay for. This is true in terms of both item quality and consistency, as well as time and energy cost – an invisible cost upfront.
Planet Music is a sound visualizer on the moon! The current version has a set playlist of 6 songs that can be activated with the media player buttons. The space scene reacts to the sound using a fast Fourier transform (FFT). Here is a sample video:
Try it for yourself here (Notes: please allow ~20 seconds to load. Currently not optimized for mobile)
‘The crucifixion of compact disk’ is a sculpture piece about the sacrifice of material for media, obsolescence, the commercial hype cycle, and the unnatural decay of legacy technology.
In other words, its a CD holder. Now I can finally get rid of all of the cases for these CDs that I will never use again.
Happy birthday to my sweet dear girlfriend Francesca. I made her this heart mirror as a thank you for putting up with all of my nonsense.