01 Self Tracking

Reference Project 1: Alberto Frigo 2004-2040

 

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Alberto Frigo, Images of the artifacts used by the main hand (since 2004). Photo: Jens Møller/Kunsthal Aarhus

I believe self-tracking without any purpose can be boring like Alberto Frigo. I really can’t understand why recorded his normal life for decades now. Modern people are pleased to share their lives with others. But how much of these are real? However, on another hand, after observing a man repeat doing something for 36 years, designers or psychologist could tell every detailed experience like in a different situation to improve the future product.

Reference

Belyaev, D. (2015). PHOTOS: Alberto Frigo photographs everything his right hand touches. [online] Metro.us. Available at: https://www.metro.us/entertainment/photos-alberto-frigo-photographs-everything-his-right-hand-touches/zsJoci—HCw5l0wHdnNAs [Accessed 31 Jan. 2018].

Frigo, A. (n.d.). Website of the records generated for 36 years. [online] 2004-2040.com. Available at: http://2004-2040.com/ [Accessed 31 Jan. 2018].

Alberto Frigo talks about his ambitious 36-year self-tracking project at the 2014 Quantified Self Europe Conference. https://vimeo.com/99536159


Reference Project 2: Nicholas Felton – FELTRON

 

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PhotoViz, Nicholas Felton

 

When we are talking about art, perspective is the most important thing. I knew Nicholas Felton because of his book PhotoViz collecting collage photography work.But after now, I only realize he is a great visual graphic designer.

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Editorial, Nicholas Felton

His work explains his life with a nice graphic layout. I think it’s like a diary to keep every detail but in an organized way, which might be used in my following study. Not just being in love with a project but continuing as a habit to improve my design.

Reference

Felton, N. (n.d.). Feltron.com. [online] Feltron.com. Available at: http://feltron.com/FAR14.html [Accessed 31 Jan. 2018].

Felton, N. (n.d.). Nicholas Felton. Feltron Annual Reports. 2006-2011 | MoMA. [online] The Museum of Modern Art. Available at: https://www.moma.org/collection/works/145531 [Accessed 31 Jan. 2018].

Nicholas Felton: The Feltron Report  https://vimeo.com/70340564

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