Some Thesis Ideas and ExplorationsJune 4, 2020 | Marina Mersiadou
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 ReportApril 28, 2020 | Abel Enklaar | 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 InstallationOctober 5, 2019 | Arum Winarso
A lot can be said through design. This thesis takes a novel approach in addressing the sustainability of fast fashion issue. The project we.ar explored in this thesis is a project developed in the Interactive Architecture Lab … Read More
we.ar: Designing for ExposureSeptember 30, 2019 | Austera Premakara
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 SymmetryAugust 19, 2012 | Ruairi Glynn | 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 – SquidsoupApril 9, 2010 | Ruairi Glynn | 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 DelftApril 6, 2010 | Ruairi Glynn
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 & LichtfrontMarch 18, 2010 | Ruairi Glynn
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 360Â° projection.
In constant … Read More
Leo Nunez – Emergence ExhibitionDecember 22, 2009 | Ruairi Glynn
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 LightOctober 19, 2009 | Ruairi Glynn | 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 AboveOctober 13, 2009 | Ruairi Glynn | 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 | Ruairi Glynn
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 TreeAugust 6, 2009 | Ruairi Glynn | 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 NagataJuly 15, 2009 | Ruairi Glynn | 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 ImaginationJuly 3, 2009 | Ruairi Glynn | 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 FoulshamJune 30, 2009 | Ruairi Glynn
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 LaiJune 29, 2009 | Ruairi Glynn | 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 | Ruairi Glynn | 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