What’s new?

Posted on November 30, 2007. Filed under: art, ideas, school |

In all honesty, I haven’t been working on anything at all. I haven’t even been developing any projects. I’ve written a couple ideas down these last couple months, but that’s about it. With graduation drawing near, my sister getting married right before Christmas, and the need to upgrade my hardware to be able to produce anything in a decent timeframs, I’m kind of just a lame duck until January when A) Christmas/Holidays are over 2) The sister is married C) This semester is over.

Hopefully (hope hope hope), when I get the new computer at the beginning of the year, I can start whipping some stuff out… but until then….. zilch.

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Not quite on track

Posted on June 29, 2007. Filed under: art, ideas, internship, school, summer, video |

I thought that once school let out, finals were over, and I had a break from working everyday that I would jump right into work on the two projects that I had planned to do this summer. I was wrong, dead wrong.

Instead I sleep in. I go to internship. I do chores. I job hunt. I bug my sister about giving me the DV tape she owes (because I’m broke and out of tape).

So now that I am working again and I have finally received the tapes from my sister, I feel I can actually start recording and continue collecting more source things. Can I Tell You A Joke is extremely simple and I can start whenever, but Confessions of a Blogger requires more research and a little bit of writing. It’s funny because Joke requires the participation of strangers, which I’m not totally ecstatic about; but Confessions only requires myself in the privacy of my own home so I could get started whenever… Just have to get to it.

Otherwise, I’m really ready to graduate. I’m sort of just tired of school and when I found out last week that I passed the upper division writing skills test required for graduation, I was even more ready to go because that means I don’t have to take a make-up class this fall and write five extra papers.

I’m still not sure what kind of employment I will get after I graduate. It’d be great to get a paid gig at my internship because it’s a really great atmosphere and it’s just two blocks away from the Embarcadero to boot; but they’re a sub-group of a non-profit so maybe chances are slim, who knows?

I guess for now I’ll scope out the job market on Craigslist and hope for the best come graduation.

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I gotta do what it takes…

Posted on April 29, 2007. Filed under: art, awards, problem, school, video |

There’s an award being given out in my department and I feel like I have a really good chance because Conceptual and Information Arts at SFSU is a really small department and the number of seniors eligible to apply for the award is even smaller, so I feel my chances of winning are really good.

The only thing is, the deadline to apply is this Tuesday and I have to submit a Proposal, a copy of my work, and a Curriculum Vitae. I just hate having to write resumes and anything resembling them, including CVs. They always make me feel like I don’t have that much experience and that someone else is better than me or has more skills. I feel like I have at least a 10% chance of winning because of the small size of my department……. I guess I just gotta do what I gotta do because I really really REALLY could use the money.

So here’s hoping…

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