Author Archives: amandajs

New project site. Nautilog

Nautilab: exploring notions of mobility and urbanity via living on board Nautila: the name of my boat/home Nautilog: the ship’s log Captain: Amanda Steggell I’ve just started a new blog ; Nautilog, dedicated to exploring notions of mobility and urbanity in networked culture. The motivation for this project was triggered by a desire to find… Read More »

Energy Bank: a sacred service

LOOSE NOTES Die Sonne tönt, nach alter Weise, In Brudersphären Wettgesang, Und ihre vorgeschriebne Reise Vollendet sie mit Donnergang. – Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, 1829     Quick introduction/recap about Energy Bank: In his essay Art and the Public Sphere Vito Acconci writes; Public space in an electronic age, is space on the run. Public… Read More »

Energy Bank; more power!

A new model for the Energy Bank project: Moving away from trends in e-textiles towards something less slick, I’m working on a back-pack system that can produce and store more power than any current off-the-shelf/grid, mobile phone charging device. I found an old 24 DCV, 4A Clansman hand generator with a snap-on lithium battery pack,… Read More »

HUT #6. Minibo

Participation in HUT #6 Opera House, Oslo CODA Festival 17th October 2011   HUT #6 is a collaborative project and part of Jill Sigman’s Hut series. She writes … the hut project is a series of site-specific huts made from found and re-purposed materials. Each hut is at the same time a structure, a sculpture,… Read More »

Soft technology

Exhibition: SOFT TECHNOLOGY Galleri 3.14 Bergen, Norway 19.08-25.09.2011 Presenting “Pulp Cryption” – a prototype project featuring self-folding origami. Pulp Cryption envisages a novel angle on data protection; in this case, paper documents that contain sensitive information. The work has come out of my participation in the Soft Tech research group initiated by Hillevi Munthe in… Read More »