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Dibar and the Silver BallPhotography
Force of GravityPhotography
metaGeometry (Loop Z)Motion
Metronome: Rest, Largo, Larghetto, Adagio, Andante, Moderato, Allegro, PrestoPhotography
Wall Street ChartsPhotography
Dibar in the MirrorPhotography
Candle Light 1 & 2Photography
Still Life with SquashPhotography
Still Life with WisteriaPhotography
Sound—Image—Text—Motion. An Overview of Audiovisual Explorations.
Stimuli in the domain of sight and sound make up the core of human experience. Consequently, vision and hearing are the most involved modalities in multimedia communication. John Cage wrote about vision and hearing as the “public senses."
Panorama TransFormMixed Media
Silver and GlassPhotography
Type On Wheels: Brief Comments on Motion Design Pedagogy
Most design educators agree that the subject of motion should be taught. The real question is how to integrate the language of motion into the wider eco-system of design education...
Type on Wheels. Two Voices on Teaching the Language of Motion.
The phrase Type on Wheels has a somehow sarcastic, and perhaps even derogatory, connotation. The term is often applied to the work of programs that teach kinetic typography as a means to an end...
Design Research Is Design Practice: Mapping Design Intelligence.
The title of this essay describes precisely its core concept: Design research is design practice, and vice versa. When designers design, they research. In other words, what designers do through various processes and activities is a method of inquiry and a way of knowing.
Niezależnie od nośnika, mapa jest narzędziem, które pomaga nam dostrzegać logiczne powiązania między elementami, przedstawić ich właściwości i hierarchię między nimi. ... Wydaje się, że istota mapy i zapisywania na niej danych bardzo dobrze oddają sedno nowych mediów.
Siła projektowania powściągliwego. Plakaty spółki autorskiej Balicki & Łabęcki, 1967–1975.
W tym szarym łódzkim pejzażu wydarzeniami – najpierw nieoczekiwanymi, a później wyczekiwanymi – były pojawiające się od czasu do czasu plakaty wystawowe Bogusława Balickiego i Stanisława Łabęckiego.
Mapping the Experience of Dynamic Media
This text was originally published as a principal essay in The Experience of Dynamic Media. Works from the Dynamic Media Institute at Massachusetts College pf Art and Design 2006–2010, edited by Jan Kubasiewicz.
metaGeometry / metaGeometria
The text published in the bilingual catalog of Jan Kubasiewicz' solo exhibition entitled "metaGeometry—visual research" at the Patio gallery of the Academy of Humanities and Economics in Łódż, Poland.
Rozmowa z Wallym Gilbertem
Polska wersja rozmowy z Wallym Gilbertem ukazała się w katalogu Wally Gilbert. Projekt Norblin opublikowanym jako numer specjalny No.05/06 Vol. 19 dwumiesięcznika Tutuł Roboczy pod redakcją Klary Kopcińskiej i Józefa Żuka Piwkowskiego.
Since motion is a constant in everyday life, then isn’t motion integral to design? ... And since designers are becoming more concerned with injecting motion into their work, motion literacy — the act of trying to understand how motion can be used to communicate more effectively — is essential.
A Conversation with Wally Gilbert
"A Conversation with Wally Gilbert" was originally published in the catalog Wally Gilbert: An Exhibition of Photography curated by Jan Kubasiewicz at Massachusetts College of Art and Design in Boston.
Motion Literacy: An Approach to Design.
If we consider Motion a process that changes one situation into another, then: Is everything in Motion? ... As Motion and Communication Design seem to getting closer, designers are becoming more aware about Motion literacy ...
The Art of the Poster. Interview with Makoto Saito.
The following interview by Jan Kubasiewicz and Elizabeth Resnick was originally published in the catalog of a retrospective exhibition of Makoto Saito's 100 posters at Massachusetts Collage of Art and Design in Boston, organized and curated by the interviewers.
Makoto Saito: “I don’t trust words. You can say anything with words. I prefer a visual means of communication because it allows the message to be more direct.”
This version of Interview with Makoto Saito by Jan Kubasiewicz and Elizabeth Resnick was published in Eye magazine No.35 Vol.9, Spring 2000.
An Extraordinary Venture
The Gaberbocchus Press, though it is little remembered today even in bookish circles, was an extraordinary publishing venture. Founded in 1948 in London by Stefan and Franciszka Themerson, it produced during the next 31 years over 60 titles.
The Themersons and the Gabberbocchus Press — an Experiment in Publishing 1948–1979.
Founded in 1948 in London by Stefan and Franciszka Themerson, it produced during the next 31 years over 60 titles, including the first English editions of Alfred Jarry, Guillaume Apollinaire, and Heinrich Heine...