Asemic Illustration I

Uninterpretable technical diagrams in the asemic writing tradition. This is a place and test algorithm using four geometric objects. The point source object, a randomly placed position from which everything manifests. The arc, a curved line with a centroid around some point source object. The radiant, a straight line that originates on an arc and…

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Shipibo Pattern

The Shipibo are an indigenous tribe that live in the Amazon Jungle in Peru. During ceremony, a particular pattern is seen and heard by these people as a description of the reality of nature. I have seen it too. The visual pattern is not what is actually witnessed, but an attempt to represent it in…

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Node Garden 2020

A darker, more contemplative return to the Node.Garden from 2004. 10,000 nodes are organized along snaking spine objects. The spines emanate from a computationally defined path. The path is a ring in some cases and a straight horizontal line. in others. The rendering process for this algorithm uses a multi-step approach. One by one, layers…

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Imaginary Machines

I was contracted by an imaginary client to build an interface for their imaginary machines. This project connects nodes in a ribbon lattice similar to the sacred Tree of Life. A multi-mode blending technique screens colors together while also multiplying darkness. Labels are added post-construction, randomly assembled from two word lists (adjectives and nouns). Early…

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Differential Growth

Thirty years of programming and all I can do is watch in amazement as this specially connected force-repulsion network grows. Programmed in Processing By Jared S Tarbell In Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA Around 10:01am December December 11, 2019 Derived from prior work by Symmetries In Chaos

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Abandoned Etsy Mandala

My last project for Etsy.  It was to be a mandala, a custom generated visualization of friendships, favorites, and shop activity with you at the center.  My most ambitious project, abandoned in early 2011 when I chose to leave the company.   Programmed in Flash AS3 By Jared Tarbell In Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA Around…

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