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Neta Bomani

Neta Bomani is a worker who engages in visual storytelling, direct action and (anti) art practices through organizing and making archives, writings, prints, zines, circuits and workshops. Neta's work has materialized as an organizer of the Tech Zine Fair, an organizer of the School for Poetic Computation, a member of Stephanie Dinkins Studio and a participator in grassroots organizing against prisons and borders in New York City and beyond.

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ITP Week 4: Modest Tools

This week’s blog post includes updates and assignments from the Prediction as Planning and introductory courses to Fabrication and Computational Media.

This blog post is a work in progress 😅

Computational Media

This week I’m thinking about how to make text based mediums dynamic. I’m still very inspired by Simone Browne’s Dark Matters. Here’s my work in progress sketch of an redacted FBI Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) file.

Fabrication

Thinking a lot about modest materials and tools, recyclable and sustainable practices in making objects that people from low income backgrounds like myself will find accessible outside of ITP. I made an enclosure out of cardboard with standoffs. I used a box cutter and awl to make it work. Planning on connecting my potentiometer to my this week’s computational media sketch to operate as a mouse or slider.

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