A little over 4 months ago, I decided I was going to learn to code.
Ignoring the fact that I had no prior coding experience and had never taken any “technical” classes in school, I decided to build 180 websites in 180 days with no days off.
My background is in art. The thing that originally drew me to art is that it’s an avenue to explore how people represent themselves to the world. What clothes we wear, our mannerisms, and how we communicate. In the past I’ve tried to capture this projection of the self with drawings and sculptures.
But now it is 2013 and we are no longer governed by physical media. We have the internet! The internet is awesome because it breaks down so many obstacles that used to inhibit communication. Barriers to communication are so low, in fact, that we feel compelled to create virtual identities in order to communicate and interact with each other.
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