Aidan's Portfolio

Create. Play. Wonder.

NMD 344 – The Mark

The first project of NMD 344 was to create a mark that represent ourself as a person. The project had two main requirements: it had to be in black and white, and it had to be completely abstract. It was a challenging assignment for the first week back, but I like the way mine turned out.


  Once, there was nothing; we can’t even say “a long time ago”, because there was no time. Then there was something, all at once and in one area, expanding rapidly outwards. Then, after something had cooled enough, it gravitated together with more something until it formed a star. In the star, something got heavier and heavier; something became iron, calcium, potassium, oxygen. In time, the star exploded, sending something.. Read More


It was a Friday, and I needed a camera for a project due Tuesday. Little did I know what a roller coaster that simple task would be. The problems started when I tried to rent one. I went to IMRC first, only to find that the hours of the rental place had changed; instead of closing at 2:00, it now closed at noon. Discouraged, I went to the CMI to.. Read More

Cowbird Story_aidanbauer

Pick: Mad Men As I remember it, the day started out on a great note. It went something like this: Wake up. Look at the clock. Swear profusely. Dress faster than I’ve ever dressed in my life. Grab my keys and wallet and run out out the door to rush to a doctor’s appointment that was in ten minutes. Thankfully, I made it to the appointment in one piece. The.. Read More

NMD 200 Final Project

My final project for NMD 200 was a work done in collaboration with Seth Lockman. Our goal was to find a way to use a Kinect to make musical notes using relations of distances between joints of two people playing capoeira, an Afro-Brazilian dance/martial art. The purpose of this project was to examine and change the relation of dance and music. In capoeira, like almost all forms of dance, the music.. Read More