Hi everyone, apologies for the late arrival of the reading… and Thanks, David, for finding the first part of this chapter! As stated in class, given difficulties with finding the text (back-ordered n Amazon) I am making the first chapter of the Imagineering book available here as a PDF. It would be too [...]
I set the site to ‘allow anyone to register’ thinking registrants would be members of this class! Unfortunately hundreds of spammers were more enthusiastic. I think I’ve fixed thigs – but i’ll need to register you all as users manually now – we can do it Wednesday.
CTHEORY: THEORY, TECHNOLOGY AND CULTURE VOL 30, NOS 1-2
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1000 Days 052 07/03/2007 Editors: Arthur and Marilouise Kroker
Baudrillard in “The Ecstasy of Communication” fears that our grip on the tangible is waning. “There is no longer a system of objects,” our language of signs is changing and “simultaneously it is disappearing” (11).
Our Lacanian identification or the relationship that an individual has to the objects around them in shaping their identity [...]
The following are two different video clips of Lev Manovich’s Soft Cinema (following our discussion on Database Cinema):
Memory Lane: Short Screens Paper
by Andi Schwartz
Memory Lane is an immersive, multi-projection screening site for telling linear autobiographical narratives. Memoir or autobiography is typically a linear narrative that consists of selected stories from the author/filmmaker’s life that are considered significant to who the author has become. Memory Lane reflects this linearity in [...]
after i allowed open registration about 200 spam accounts signed up and overwhelmed the site. i think i’ve deleted the bulk of the spam now. I will sign all of you up manually, using the email addresses I have on record. sorry for the confusion. Caitlin
This link takes you to the site gametrailers.com, specifically their page on Heavy Rain, with video interviews and trailers:
database cinema example:
we have hired two student in vision research at York to code a MAX/MSP architecture that will work with fiducial-based tracking and solve the problem of multiple marker recognition — and in effect making it possibly for any artist familiar with or interested in max/msp to work i augmented reality. This is a [...]