Oct 6, 2011

word a week

This is a 5 week project.  A word is given on Thursday and I have 1 week to respond by way of a small project (any media) and a written component.  And then repeat - 4 more words, 4 more pieces.

First word: Trifle

As a lover of sweet foods and colorful arrangements, I opted to go in the direction of the dessert trifle rather than the varying other meanings i.e. 'something of little importance or value' or a 'small amount'.  Though I really wanted to make the actual dessert, I decided on a virtual trifle that can never be physically consumed or enjoyed.  So I watched an instructional YouTube video and made a GIF.  It's really quite ridiculous that this thing only exists on this interface and provides little to no function, other than maybe a few laughs.  It relates to the ephemeral nature of food, in that this GIF may become outdated in the next year or so and will likely cease to exist in the future.  Some might even say that I turned a delicious dessert into something of little value!  Non-the less it was an enjoyable process.  So here it is, my amateur efforts and lack of computer skills: