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Research

Lost in Translation-Work in Progress Report

April 28, 2020 |

Summary

Lost in Translation is an interactive game called findX that explores language, as a way of seeing. It pays homage to early text based adventure games, from the 1970s (onset of home computing) by situating a physical robot … Read More

Exploring Algorithmic Composing from the 18th Century through Machine Learning – work in progress

April 28, 2020 |

Methods for algorithmic music composition have been developing since the 18th Century, a lot of composers used rules to compose music. The most famous ones are C.P.E Bach and W.A. Mozart.

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Project Hive_Work in progress report

April 28, 2020 |

Hive is a kinetic sculpture which its concept is “bee hive flashing” swarm intelligence.There are certain types of honeybee that create mesmerising waves when they feel threatened . When a wasp or some other large insect gets too … Read More

Digital Isovist – Data Augmented Spaces

April 28, 2020 |

Isovist is defined as “a set of all points visible from a given vantage point in space” (Benedikt, 1979). Although isovist refers to physical visibility, our interest lies in how digital information can affect our isovist. As demonstrated by our … Read More

Preliminary Work In Progress Report Project Your Reality Is Not My Reality

April 27, 2020 |

We live in a world where all your opinions are expressed through media platforms. Trends, ability to edit your personal information, appearances, speeches and more allows us to construct our desirable persona – one that comes from but separated from your reality. What happens in the multiplicity of simulations? Who is affected and who is responsible? We present to you MKST – a humorous take on how online media affects all of us. Starting with you switching on your TV, the news is broadcasting: A case of murder just took place…Read More

Virtual Project Fair – See Work in Progress Online

April 27, 2020 |

11:00 – 18:00, 29 April 2020 please join our students as they present prototypes of interactive installations, immersive virtual environments, wearable technologies and a wide variety of audio and visual art forms online. Work will be shared throughout the fair … Read More

Syntony @ Venice Biennale

February 13, 2020 |

We’re very pleased to announce that our Lab member Dr Vasilija Abramovic, Dr Ruairi Glynn and Parker Heyl have won the international competition to represent Montenegro at the Venice’s 17th International Architecture Biennale. Their winning proposal titled Syntony will be … Read More

IALab wins international competition for Venice Biennale

February 13, 2020 |

We’re very pleased to announce that our Lab member Dr Vasilija Abramovic, Dr Ruairi Glynn and Parker Heyl have won the international competition to represent Montenegro at the Venice’s 17th International Architecture Biennale. Their winning proposal titled Syntony will be … Read More

Fifteen Exhibition 2019

December 13, 2019 |

A public exhibition celebrating fifteen months of innovative work by graduating Design for Manufacture, Design for Performance & Interaction and Situated Practice Master’s students. Design for Performance & Interaction students have explored the intersections of performance and spatial design, the … Read More

Élan Vital

December 2, 2019 |

A project exploring the notions of the invisible ‘Life Force’ that may occupy our physical spaces, the culmination of a series of experiments over fifteen months using interactive light artefacts infused with artificial life algorithms to respond to human movement. Employing elementary computer vision to capture human motion, data is parsed into three dimensional volumes using the technique of ray marching and illuminated onto reconfigurable spatial constructs.Read More

The presence of animated objects in Performing Arts

October 27, 2019 |

The use of artefacts has played an essential role in the evolution of the Performing Arts. Their original appearance in the field was associated with ceremonies and rituals carried out by ancient cultures. They were used as healing and prediction … Read More

The Body within the body: How to achieve body movement and sensations through body augmentation

October 27, 2019 |

Humans are impossible to move without to feel. Senses define our movements. The purpose of this paper is to investigate how to achieve body movement and sensations though body augmentation. Through phenomenological research the body becomes the medium of expression … Read More

Late at Tate Britain presents the Interactive Architecture Lab

October 25, 2019 |

The Bartlett’s Interactive Architecture Lab has teamed up with Late at Tate Britain for a one night public show of performances, interactive installations, and participatory workshops to celebrate the Bauhaus centenary and its continuing influence. As Bauhaus master Paul Klee … Read More