Monday, August 11, 2008

Spectatorship, Immersion and Emergence

This is a continuation of a topic thread relating to "AIR-based relationships." AIR = Anonymous identity + Immersive environment + Romantic attraction.
Spectator: one who looks and watches
Immerse: to plunge into something that surrounds or covers
Emerge: to become manifest : become known : to come into being through evolution
From Mirriam Webster
I did some visual thinking over the weekend and realized that I’ve been focusing on the what and missing the who in my exploration of AIR-based relationships. Here are some excerpts from that process. I’ll follow up with commentary in my next post.

Observer to Emerger


  1. That last frame raises the frightening possibility that BotGirls typist is Janet Reno.


  2. Well, you know I needed something to fill my time after public life. ;)

    Actually, almost none of the graphics and narratives in the blog and comic are auto-biographical.



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