UCLA and Fabric

This week I’m taking a quick trip to Los Angeles to give a talk at UCLA’s Charles E. Young Research Library. The talk is free and open to the public, Thursday May 29 at noon. See here for further details if you’re in the area or know folks who’d like to check it out. I’ll…

Tops – Chapter One Complete!

Chapter One is completed!! This first chapter has been a long process to say the least – but excited with how it’s all come together. This pair of pages is essentially the close of the chapter, there’s a brief coda that follows, which i may post here. I’ve actually not posted very many of the…

Interview on Microsoft’s Daily Edventures

Microsoft’s Anthony Salcito’s Daily Edventures has done a feature profile on me and my dissertation in comic form as part of their daily look at educators around the world. They’ve been featuring some amazing educators and I’m humbled to be included among them. The interview is here. (Thanks to Bridget for her kind words and…

Overview of some comics

Since the minor twitter outbreak stemming from Maureen Bakis’s original article fueled by Cathy Davidson’s subsequent post, (a huge thank you to both!) numerous folks have posted links to the interviews or other excerpts from my work. Very cool – grateful to all for the support. Occasionally though some of the reposts have been misconstrued…

My Evolution

As a final project for Visual Explanations – thinking about the concept of visual analogies in comics with colleague Andrea Kantrowitz. Created this quick overview of how my process has developed over the last few years and what issues i’m interested in exploring in the medium. – N Excerpts from my work include: “Security“; “Show…

Threads: a spinning fable

This work was created for Dr. Ruth Vinz’s course on Postmodern Textual Practices. We were asked to draft a postmodern take on a fairy tale or myth. At the same time we’d been mapping out our definition of what postmodernism means. Mine includes a lot of developments in science and mathematics and music – sampling…