MichaelHazani.com

Art/Code/XR

You do not need to leave your room.

“You do not need to leave your room. Remain sitting at your table and listen. Do not even listen, simply wait, be quiet still and solitary. The world will freely offer itself to you to be unmasked, it has no choice, it will roll in ecstasy at your feet.” Franz Kafka

[IMAGE] Week 11: Working on Qualia’s live set

A super busy week that resulted in… not much to show for. Not in this blog, anyway. I’ve been working all-day-all-night to wrap up all the necessary prep for my musical project Qualia’s performance at XFest NW this weekend. This meant everything from essentially teaching myself the finer points of Ableton Live to learning how […]

[POST] Week 10: band website redesign + new music underway!

For reasons beyond my control, this week I got swamped by music-project-related chores; among other things, this included putting out an EP, hiring a PR company, and lots and LOTS of design. Not so much a necessary evil as a great kick in the butt that prompted me to *put more art-things out there*, the […]

[POST] Week 9: Picturebook

I love books.   I love to read, too, but that’s not the same thing. My love for reading doesn’t explain why the Kindle never grew on me, doesn’t explain the comfort I find in musky old bookstores. My love for books does. As far as fetishes go, book loving is a pretty tame one, […]

[POST] Week 8: Processing (part 2)

The futurelearn Creative Coding extravaganza continues – so this week featured a heavy focus on Processing. I dove into 3d graphics (a little before we were supposed to) and had lots of fun – and frustration – with various aspects of 3d design in processing. Observations: