elaborate structures

This is about the 7th or possibly 8th page of my dissertation! I’ve done all the pages leading up to it, and as things get finalized, I’ll post more of them – in order as well. This has text, but it’s not quite finalized yet. Figured there’s enough here sans words… Also, this page revisits…

A page?

So, I’ve finished several pages from the first chapter of the dissertation – and will post bits of it soon. Today, I was stuck with what will roughly be the seventh page – and started playing with alternative versions of what I had in mind. One, I got so excited about, I decided to do…

MoCCAfest Reflections

Of late, this blog has started to transform into a blog proper – instead of solely serving as a repository for new comics. As I’m in the midst of a very long form comic in the form of my dissertation, this trend will continue for a while (and also, i have a proper site in…

Spin, Weave, and Cut gets a Logo!!

Why “Spin, Weave, and Cut?” Invented to describe my creative practice (and give this site a name), S/W/C describes a kind of visual-verbal DJ’ing – a notion initially prompted after seeing the documentary “Scratch” in 2001(articulated in the virtual pages of thedetroiter.com here).     Spin = revolution and continuity; Weave = intersect and integrate;…

an image…

There’s been a lot of talk about what I’m up to of late, but not a lot of pictures. I have been drawing a lot – road mapped the whole dissertation, laid out about a third of it, and have now drawn several pages to completion. I’ll be sharing selectively as I go. Wanted to…

Interview in Chronicle of Higher Ed

Brief interview with me regarding my dissertation, now up on the Chronicle of Higher Education’s site. Curiously released on April 1, but thankfully there’s no “Pow!” in the title… Thanks to interviewer Nick DeSantis for his kind words and making this happen. For more info, check out Maureen Bakis’s lengthy interview here and comic-like version of my HASTAC talk from December. –…