Tuesday Bonus Post: The Dark Side of the WallPosted: November 20, 2012 Filed under: Culture, Internet | Tags: culture, Dark Side of the Moon, digital media, entertainment, internet, language, Nick Montfort, Pink Floyd, poetry, pop culture, popular culture, Taroko Gorge, The Wall 1 Comment
For those who might be interested, I’m taking a class on rhetoric and digital media, and as a class project had to create a piece of digital art. I decided to do a digital poem that was a riff on Taroko Gorge by Nick Montfort. It’s my own mash-up of Pink Floyd’s The Dark Side of the Moon and The Wall, rather appropriately titled The Dark Side of the Wall. Fell free to have a look, critique it, love it, hate it, just tell me what you think in the comments.
[…] Last semester I had the good fortune to take a class on Digital Rhetoric and New Media. It was a fascinating class, and it offered me the opportunity to be exposed to a wide variety of new concepts, particularly among them the idea of media specific analysis. To some degree most of us have had some exposure to this, as we don’t analyze movies quite the same way we do books, but we went into it in much greater depth and detail in the class, as well as trying our hands at doing digital art projects. […]