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Delving Into Our Theses as Design Tools

June 3, 2020 |

LYNN

One day of middle May in my thesis tutorial, I tried to illustrate my understanding of ‘intelligent behaviours’ with a diagram which was downloaded online featured by a brain controlling hands, eyes and neural system to grab a glass … Read More

Surface tessellation_Hexagon Planarization

June 3, 2020 |

After trying to simulate beehive flashing diffusion pattern both in computer and physical prototype, Hive is somehow telling that it needs to be expanded in its size, form and other parameters.

We are now ready to … Read More

New beginnings, senses, faces, and filters.

June 3, 2020 |

After presenting our project Hegemony of Vision at the project fair, we decided to split as a group and work in pairs to build on our ideas in differing directions. As a pair we will be focusing less on a final … Read More

Choreography and Gesture in Robotic Artworks

June 3, 2020 |

Over the past weeks, I have been researching how gesture can drive the development of robotic artworks. Choreography and robotics are in some ways kindred disciplines; they both deal with the coordination of limbs through space, reacting to and manipulating … Read More

Possible scenarios and structures Test

June 2, 2020 |

sketch by Jeni Xu C4D animation for scenario 1 sketch by Jeni Xu More rules selecting are prepared in tutorial keynotesRead More

Exploring movement via 3D dance notation in VR

May 25, 2020 |

Relationshape is the first experiment part of [in my space] – a series of experiments that tackle the relationships between body, space, sensation, movement, and spatial awareness. Its aim is to create a movement tool (of both choreographic and explorative … Read More

One Project, Two Theses, and Many Ideas

May 20, 2020 |

As we jump into Term 3 during Covid-19, our brains are whirring with a dizzying amount of questions and ideas. Having now settled into this new pace of life, the next hurdle has been trying to figure out how to … Read More

How do we make large scale performing inflatables that create immersive and collaborative experience? 

May 20, 2020 |

A Weekly report of the project E-COllaborative generator

Last week, we have a presentation on our preliminary idea of thinking one person’s immersive experience with the E-COllaborative generator. As one paddling, its energy is contributed to the architecture’s breathing body. … Read More

A CA system of evolving rules ?

May 20, 2020 |

Unexpected system diagram

For the trigger input, we all agree that predominantly tangible interaction is touch.

“Tactile interaction was largely their first instinct, followed by numerous body movements, such as clapping, waiving or jumping. ”(Edge of chaos) The interaction should … Read More

Seeking

May 20, 2020 |

Seeking is another experiment of Shifting, an ongoing research about transitional states of perception. On this short film we follow geometric elements seeking entrance to a parallel world where they might belong to. This is a speculative design project that … Read More

Rethinking Social Immersive Media in Isolation

May 20, 2020 |

“Our body applies itself to space like a hand to an instrument, and when we wish to move about we do not move the body as we move an object. We transport it without instruments as if by … Read More

Second Prototype Animation & Portfolio

May 20, 2020 |

This is the first blog post after Term 2 online project fair and I would like to present the second prototype animation made by Cinema 4D and the relevant portfolio. If you have no information about project hive, … Read More

Operation of the Subface ‘Behind Creation’

May 20, 2020 |

Introduction

‘Behind Creation’ is a set of iterations that operates on the subface, ‘Damage behind Creation’, we as designers set to discover and develop our project upon. Frieder Nake defines subface as a space that is the opposite of surface, … Read More

Initial prototype review

May 13, 2020 |

By organising the initial portfolio, we re-examined our prototype and reviewed the process we had approved. Our current project concept /aim can be summarised as follows :

The collective behaviour by pneumatic balloons are a kind of elementary cellular … Read More

No-exit: An age of nihilism

May 8, 2020 |

After the tech decreasing the difference between the real and virtual social communities, can we find any exit to escape from these addictive network?

Work in process project: Your Reality is Not My Reality

It’s hard to define the … Read More

Shifting

April 29, 2020 | | 3 Comments

Shifting – work in progress

The experiments are about transporting audiences to different perceptual states.Constantly shifting from one conceptual environment to another.The interpretation of ambiguous stimuli from different sensory inputsgenerates a co-creation process that heavily relies on the observer’s imagination.

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Invisible Dialog – work in progress report

April 28, 2020 | | 3 Comments

The coronavirus outbreak is a real threat to everyone on the planet, deep cleaning suddenly took on a new public-health urgency. During this time of pandemic, we have designed an interactive projection installation that envisions an unseen world that only microscope can explore. Our … Read More

Co-network——Rendering the invisible visible

April 28, 2020 |

“Human being is an organism which confronts its world with a mechanism for making indications to itself. ”(HERBERT BLUMER) When we “response”, we “define” each other’s actions, designating different objects and giving them meaning. The process of sharing common definitions, … Read More