- July 30th, 2009 5:33 AM
Steven Wright, The Grove’s Senior Associate in Seattle, sent us a picture of a mural he did “mostly” live in June for the graduation class of LIOS (Leadership Institute of Seattle). It’s a wonderful piece of work that we wanted to share.
Steve co-designed the basic concept a few weeks before the event and recorded it on three art boards during a one-hour closing ceremony (plus a few hours post-event cleaning, including all of the gifting students’ names, and chalking). The middle board is representing the transition in underlying support for the LIOS program from Bastyr Univ. to Saybrook Univ.
The group commissioned Steven to do this as an art piece/gift to the college to hang in there new LIOS offices. It ended up 3’ by 6’-6”. They had it custom framed and it’s now on the wall of the office in the prospective new student resources area.
It’s an example of how graphic facilitation can move into the domain of real artistic expression.
- July 28th, 2009 5:03 AM
Kare Anderson was a Coro Fellow back in the 1970s when David Sibbet was directing the San Francisco Center. They’ve been tracking each other since. She wrote a little homage to David on her wonderful “From Me to We” blog, netting in perspectives on how everyone can be more collaborative. Enjoy this post and explore all the other ones at From Me to We.
- July 25th, 2009 9:04 PM
Panoramic, interactive displays featured in the movie the Minority Report are almost here, judging from this video from Oblong Industries, an organization claiming to make the first big interface revolution since 1984. They call it a “spatial operating environment,” where users wear gloves that allow 3D manipulation of text and imagery. Thanks to Grove associate Lynn Kearny for the link. There is little question that The Grove’s graphic facilitation work will eventually be supported by large, interactive walls of information. This could be a step closer!!! Check it out at www.oblong.com.