Future Cinema

Course Site for Future Cinema 1 and Future Cinema 2: Applied Theory at York University, Canada

Data-mining your childhood

Inspired by our discussion today… The Wilderness Downtown takes the address of the place where you grew up and sources images from Google Maps and Street View to tailor an HTML5 music video of Arcade Fire’s “We Used to Wait” to “your own” childhood memories. Here’s a behind-the-scenes video:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EKg2HJ_qvKA
And here’s the actual interactive site, which requires the [...]

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Wed, November 11 2015 » database, dreams, future cinema 2015, interactivity, remix/mashup, surveillance » 2 Comments

Dream Control

I meant to post this a few weeks ago, but when I was a kid I used to pride myself on my ability to control my dreams. To the extent where I was actually manipulating and changing circumstances in my dreams. Also, when I was kid, I saw a story on 20/20 after [...]

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Thu, October 22 2015 » articles of interest, augmented reality, dreams, future cinema 2015, screen assignment » No Comments