Thursday. 23 December 2010. 10:00 UTC
According to SFMOMA
curator Harry Urbeck, our new data piece—titled Under Vine
—has greeted over 50,000 museum visitors since the new exhibition How Wine Became Modern
opened a month ago. Physical visitor numbers can seem strange in our cultural bubble dominated by web visitors. (For example, Browser Pong
reached 50,000 unique visitors within just twelve hours of posting the URL
.) We are very pleased with the physical foot traffic and wish everyone the happiest of holidays.
Wednesday. 15 December 2010. 11:30 UTC
A rather good day to pause and review. In November Robert Gerard Pietrusko and Stewart unveiled their latest collaboration, Under Vine, for the SFMOMA’s new exhibition How Wine Became Modern: Design + Wine 1976 to Now. Under Vine is a data animation describing a modernized view of wine production and export.
Last week Jürg Lehni and Stewart visited Sara De Bondt’s Design Without Labels class at the Royal College of Art to conduct a workshop. The two gave a “subjective and fragmented” history of programming (beginning with punch card looms and largely avoiding actual computer languages all together) and then delivered an assignment brief challenging the students to create their own language and example applications for the following week. More after the jump…
Friday. 19 November 2010. 00:00 UTC
, the latest collaboration between Robert Gerard Pietrusko of Warning Office
and Stewart Smith of Stewdio
will premiere this evening at the VIP
opening of SFMOMA’s autumn 2010 exhibition How Wine Became Modern: Design + Wine 1976 to Now
. Read more about this data visualization piece here