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Some Thesis Ideas and Explorations

June 4, 2020 |

Up until the end of term 2, we were focusing on the dominance of vision over the other senses and how this affects the current way of experiencing our everyday lives. Our proposal for term 2 was a performance, based … Read More

Hegemony of Vision – Work in Progress Report

April 28, 2020 | | 2 Comments

The Hegemony of Vision’ refers to the preference of vision over the other senses in contemporary culture. This mixed-reality installation questions the relationships between our senses, particularly touch, which is frequently excluded from fine art and interactive contexts. Guided in … Read More

Understanding the Persuasive Potential of Interactive Installation

October 5, 2019 |

A lot can be said through design. This thesis takes a novel approach in addressing the sustainability of fast fashion issue. The project explored in this thesis is a project developed in the Interactive Architecture Lab … Read More Designing for Exposure

September 30, 2019 |

How can we change the current global water crisis problem by creating exposure to people and improve their relationship with their garment?

Acknowledging people’s habit in consuming fast fashion and the fact that the fashion industry is the second-largest polluter, … Read More

Fearful Symmetry

August 19, 2012 | | One Comment

Tomorrow I go into the Tate Modern to install my new interactive work that has been a year in the making. That among other things is the reason this blog has been so quiet in recent times … Read More

Ocean of Light – Squidsoup

April 9, 2010 | | 4 Comments

The Ocean of Light project explores the creative and immersive possibilities of light-based visualisation in physical space. It uses bespoke hardware to create dynamic, interactive and three-dimensional sculptures from light.

Surface is the first artwork to be exhibited using … Read More

Interactive Environments – TU Delft

April 6, 2010 |

There are few courses as extraordinarily ambitious as the Interactive Environments Minor a semester-long project at TU Delft organized by the Faculty of Architecture – hyperBODY and Industrial Design and Engineering – ID-StudioLab.

“Throughout the course, three interdisciplinary groups … Read More

Augmented Sculpture – Grosse8 & Lichtfront

March 18, 2010 |

In January 2010 the Cologne based design agencies Grosse8 and Lichtfront presented their cross-media installation titled Augmented Sculpture. The core of the installation is a 2.5m tall wooden form that builds the screen for a 360° projection.

In constant … Read More

Leo Nunez – Emergence Exhibition

December 22, 2009 |

Another piece of work from the Emergence Exhibition “Propagations” by Leo Nunez is a system of cellular automatons, made up by 50 robots. Different states emerge from this complex system. These states are defined not only by the interaction … Read More

Living Light

October 19, 2009 | | 4 Comments

Living Light by David Benjamin and Soo-in Yang (aka “The Living“) is a permanent outdoor pavilion in the heart of Seoul with a dynamic skin that glows and blinks in response to both data about air quality and public … Read More

Hand from Above

October 13, 2009 | | 10 Comments

Hand from Above from Chris O'Shea on Vimeo.

By far one of the most interesting urban screens project I’ve seen to date, Chris O’Shea‘s describes his public art “Hand From Above” as encouraging “us to question our normal routine … Read More

f5x5x5 – Lab[au]

October 12, 2009 |

Made up of 700 meters of aluminium, 6750 LED’s and 5060 m of cables Lab[au]‘s Framework f5x5x5 is an interactive kinetic light sculpture, extending the bi-dimensional screen space, by transposition of its pixel resolution to the physical space. Conceived … Read More

Panopticons – Singing-Ringing Tree

August 6, 2009 | | 3 Comments

At Crown Point high above Burnley town UK the ‘Singing-Ringing Tree’ — a unique musical sculpture in the form of a tree appears to bend against the endless winds that pass over the hills. Designed by award-winning architects Tonkin-Liu. … Read More

Computing an Identity – Tetsuro Nagata

July 15, 2009 | | 2 Comments

Tetsuro Nagata, a recent graduate of the Bartlett’s Interactive Architecture Workshop, has created a series of pedagogic installations Inspired by Frances Yates’ “Art of Memory”, exploring physical manifestation of various concepts of memory. The final installation “Computing an Identity” … Read More

Declan Shaw – Waiting and the Reconstruction of Imagination

July 3, 2009 | | 2 Comments

Declan Shaw’s of Interactive Installation, Bird Soundscapes incorporate a dynamic three dimensional acoustic environment of birdsong which perform accelerated diurnal cycles. Individual ‘birds’ occupy positions in space, which move about in birdlike patterns and also reacting to the movement … Read More

Tom Foulsham

June 30, 2009 |

The Royal College of Art Show opened last week with some excellent work which no doubt wmmna will cover in depth. One project I particularly enjoyed was Tom Foulsham, an ex-Bartlett graduate and now graduate of the RCA’s Design … Read More

Jimenez Lai

June 29, 2009 | | One Comment

I first saw Jimenez Lai‘s work when it was presented at Materials & Applications in LA. Finally he’s put together a website so I thought I’d cover 2 recent pieces of his work. Jimenez describes his work as an … Read More

fLUX, Binary Waves – Lab[au]

April 20, 2009 | | 2 Comments

Another great project by LAb[au], “fLUX binary waves” is an urban and cybernetic installation based on the measuring of infrastructural ( passengers, cars…) and communicational ( electromagnetic fields produced by mobile phones, radio…) flows and their transposition into luminous, … Read More