from Yahoo News
The contents in this package are found objects of the everyday: ten video postcards sent from one lover to another. None of the cards are dated or arrange in any specific chronological order. Both the identities of the recipient and the sender are unknown.
A postcard is a technology of communication. [...]
After mentioning an installation piece from last year’s Nuit Blanche in class, I logged into my email and received a Blog TO article about the mobile and interactive apps being launched to correspond with this year’s Nuit Blanche events. I like synchronicity, so I thought I would post the article, which also has links [...]
This afternoon there was a CBC Radio piece dealing with current applications and future implications of Augmented Reality. There’s a podcast of the show at http://www.cbc.ca/spark/, it starts about 17 minutes in. This season Spark will apparently be following other AR developments.
Here’s a neat project to check out. It’s an open-ended musical piece that takes advantage of embedded YouTube videos and the ability to play/pause multiple videos at the same time.
Someone has to be first, right?
Since we are talking about virtual realities, I would like to draw your attention to the ZKM, Center for Art and Media in Germany (http://on1.zkm.de/zkm/e/)
One of installations that I experienced and liked there is “The Interactive Plant Growing” (1993) that does, however, not seem to be on display anymore.
For those enrolled in Future Cinema 2, please e-mail myself or Caitlin for the password for the protected sections on this website.