Artist Statement~ “Arrival of the Train”

Wednesday, April 4th, 2012
Posted by: taravat

The installation is designed to accommodate 50 still images arranged in a quasi-elliptical loop in the Augmented Reality Lab at York University.
To capture the arrival of the Metro Train, we shot multiple takes using the 9 frames per second still-burst option, totaling 420 pictures.
We have discovered that 2 frames per second is enough to intelligibly [...]

something to ponder for final project : The eyes that stop the train

Thursday, March 15th, 2012
Posted by: Caitlin

this might be of interest to the group doing the homage to early cinema. This installation was created by one of my PhD students, Iona Pelovska. It was awarded the Celeste prize last year.
Notes on artwork:
A moving image installation that juxtaposes lenticular viewer-activated prints of a landscape shot from the window of a [...]

MEMORIES OF A TOWN An Augmented Reality Installation (ARTISTS STATEMENT)

Tuesday, January 31st, 2012
Posted by: mehranj

Cinema is the memory of the lives we haven’t lived. Like amnesiacs in search of lost memories, we watch lives we might have lived, loves we might have loved.
Like a pill combating Alzheimer, Cinema projects in our minds other people’s lives, romances and sorrows.  The physical places where these events take place hold and contain [...]