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Bartlett School of Architecture, UCL

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About Parker Heyl

Parker Heyl

Mechanical engineering and robotics background, interested in responsive kinetic sculpture for live performance.

Projects By Parker Heyl

Posts By Parker Heyl

Analog Future: Materiality in the Digital Arts

November 30, 2018 |

This paper questions notions of spatiality in translating from the physical to the virtual. By discussing and recontextualizing Jean Baudrillard’s concept of the hyperreal in a digital modernity, I question the emerging technologies in contemporary music, art, and architectural practices. … Read More

uncovering code in materials, space, and form – work in progress

July 20, 2018 |

There is a pervasive mythology that the keyboard and the camera will one day replace the hand and the eye. The basis of digital interaction relies on the idea of a seamless translation from the real to the virtual, glossy … Read More

Prototypes of Kinetic Art

March 23, 2018 |

I spent this winter term in the shop space at Here East creating my first kinetic sculptures. I have been experimenting with the animation of material objects as a way to immerse viewers in displays of analog movement. This is … Read More