Author Archives: Ken

I’ve been Parodied! A History of the British Sky

They say imitation is the sincerest form of flattery, but this is way better. I recently became aware of this project by Oxford PhD student James Gilbert: I have compiled the following time-lapse video, inspired by Ken Murphy’s “A History of … Continue reading

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Bay History Pan-Lapse

For this commission for the Exploratorium’s Bay History exhibit, I created a panoramic time-lapse, showing the museum at its new home at Piers 15 and 17.

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Time-lapse: Last Night at the ‘Stick

KQED hired me to shoot a time-lapse over the course of the last scheduled game day at Candlestick Park. They put together this tribute: (Looks a lot better if you switch it to 720p or better.) The original post is … Continue reading

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Takesplit: Tool for Grouping Time-lapse “Takes”

I whipped up this little command-line tool for automatically grouping a bunch of image files into individual time-lapse sequences. This came up after a shoot where I shot a bunch of sequences on the same card. The process of manually … Continue reading

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Event: CODAME: SENSES (11/1-11/2)

Tonight and tomorrow (11/1-11/2) I’ll be showing some of my work, along with many other visual artsts, at the CODAME: SENSES Art + Tech festival:

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Time Shift Exhibit at the Exploratorium

Just in time for the reopening of the Exploratorium at its new location, I completed my Artist-in-Residence project, Time Shift. The exhibit is for the museum’s new Observatory gallery, which explores human and natural processes in the local environment. My … Continue reading

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“A History of the Sky” in Architectural Exhibit in Murcia, Spain

I was recently contacted by the Martin Lejarraga architectural studio, asking if they could include video from “A History of the Sky” in an exhibition about public space and architecture in Murcia, Spain. The results are quite nice and can … Continue reading

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Hackerspace Challenge

Another project I’ve been working on with Popular Mechanics and Radio Shack has been organizing a hacking competing between two hackerspaces. One space is on the East Coast (Artisan’s Asylum in Somerville, MA), and the other is on the West … Continue reading

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Another Video for Radio Shack: DIY Time-Lapse

Here’s another in the series of Radio Shack DIY videos I’ve been working on. This one is about building your own intervalometer (a device that controls the shutter of a camera for shooting time-lapse). Update: The full build instructions are … Continue reading

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My Home Workshop

Here’s an article Gizmodo posted about my tiny home workshop-in-a-pantry.

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