fire ecology

a personal blog for Jamey Hampton

May 4, 2022

Making Old Things New Again: Jameson Hampton & the Tarot of Sorts

I like old things. Antiques. I like their vintage visual aesthetic and the way they smell. I like thinking about the people who used to use them. It makes me...

March 10, 2022

Finding Empowerment With New Work: A Conversation with Studio Resident Jameson Hampton

I have been hard at work on my letterpress residency project and the upcoming exhibition which opens at Book Arts next week! Here’s the description of the project: The Tarot...

January 12, 2022

Glitch Art @ The Intersection (and beyond!)

Glitch art is something that I’ve been doing as a hobby… for quite a long time, actually, but I’ve come back to it in a really big way the past...

January 5, 2022

Conf Report: DevOpsDays Buffalo & RubyConf 2021

Oh my gosh! In-person conferences! They’re starting to happen again! (With some stipulations, of course.) I was able to ease back in a bit because the first tech event I...

October 11, 2021

Letterpress Love & The “Tarot of Sorts”

I’ve been rather quiet online recently, but it’s for a good reason: I’ve spent this summer very heads down working on art! And now I want to tell you about...

May 26, 2021

Look Alive, Sunshine!: Tales from the Zones

It’s a known fact about me that I love The True Lives of the Fabulous Killjoys. (You may even already be aware of this if you saw my review series...

April 13, 2021

The Antifa Super-Soldier Cookbook Serves Up Distressingly On-Point, But Hilarious, Political Satire

“What if everything the right thought about the left was real?” That’s the driving premise behind The Antifa Super-Soldier Cookbook, the latest from The Nib’s own Matt Lubchansky. To be honest, the...

April 5, 2021

On Keepsake Games and “Field Guide to Memory”

I only recently became familiar with the term “keepsake games”—but in fairness, it’s really only recently that the term was coined! Artists Shing Yin Khor and Jeeyon Shim aren’t claiming...

March 29, 2021

Reviewing “The True Lives of the Fabulous Killjoys: National Anthem”

The True Lives of the Fabulous Killjoys is one of my all time favorite franchises—and actually, it’s a bit of a confusing one. It started in 2010 with one of...

January 21, 2021

What Video Games Taught Me In 2020

2020 was certainly a nightmare dumpster fire of a year, but there were also some interesting things that came out of it. I was forced to take a good, hard...

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