Thursday, December 17, 2009
Tuesday, December 15, 2009
Alan Sondheim and Azure Carter presented @ my NYU Polytech 3d graphics class.
Foofwa d.Imobilite/Neopost Ahrrrt
Musings and Involuntaries 1.6
January 21 . January 23 at 8:00pm, January 24 at 3:00pm
Post show discussion moderated by Nancy Dalva on January 21st
Friday, December 11, 2009
Sunday, October 4, 2009
ID Broolkyn was a project that I worked on with the good people at Citytech's Architecture Department in Brooklyn, New York. For the project I directed the creation of 3-D assets [virtual downtown Brooklyn New York]. ID Broolkyn was a historical Google Earth "like" project which allowed users to peel away the present-day architecture and look at buildings and geography which previously existed at that location. Users were able to work their way back to a time when Brooklyn was farmlands.
Tuesday, September 29, 2009
Lily and Honglei Li presented there work at my NYU Polytech 3-D graphics class Monday.
Lily and Honglei Li will be presenting at Eyebeam for Performing in Second Life on
Oct 09, 2009 :::: 6:30PM-8:30PM :::: MAP
Monday, September 28, 2009
Betaville gets Rockefeller Grant!!
Betaville gets Rockefeller Grant!!
I worked on this project in the Spring 2009 as a BXMC [Brooklyn Experimental Media Center] Researcher in Residence 2008-2009
and have been advising over the summer.
Monday, September 14, 2009
I will be presenting with Ana Boa-Ventura at SLACTIONS 2009 -- Research Conference in the Second Life® World Life, Imagination, & Work using Metaverse Platforms. The US conference venue will be held in Austin Texas at the Texas Advanced Computing Center. The event takes place in 7 countries and SL simultaneously.
FYI and if you're interested in attending online, the global conference program (presentations in SL) is at http://www.slactions.org/slactions.php?s=ProgrammeSlactions
Friday, August 28, 2009
Wednesday, August 19, 2009
Children of Arcadia is currently showing at ISEA in Belfast, Northern Ireland.
Golden Thread Gallery
7th of August and closes on the 6th of September
Opening Times Tues - Friday: 10.30am - 5.30pm
Saturday - Sunday:10.30am - 4.00pm
Exhibition opening night 7th of August: 7 - 9pm
ISEA 2009 was curated by Kathy Rae Huffman. Huge thx to everyone that made this possible, The University of Ulster, Peter Richards, everyone from the gallery, the artists, and all the great people I met on the trip!
Brad Todd's Red TV along side COA @ the Golden Thread Gallery.
me making projector adjustments
I'm standing in front of the wall to give it some scale. Noticte where the the paint has been eaten away from the wall in the image to the right. This happened from flammable substances that were thrown back and forth at people on the other side.
Sadly northern Ireland is known for a period of civil strife where Protestants and Catholics where at war with one another-
Events of August 1969, forty years of political conflict. pt 1
Events of August 1969, forty years of political conflict. pt 2
Walls were constructed that were used to control the the opposing groups. I took video and pictures along the wall along with John Craig Freeman who is creating a virtual peace wall in Second Life. This will be somewhat similar to his Virtual Florida
Craig walking towards one of the only open control gates on our walk...
a pile of palettes for a bonfire, note the British flags on top
bonfire the day after
Monday, August 17, 2009
Sunday, August 16, 2009
Thursday, August 13, 2009
Mr Krusher's first song is now available for
download on itunes, amazon, and is somehow already in the top 10
downloads on addictech.com It is
called Dub Witness (2 Year Lease).
Mr Krusher's debut album will be complete in early fall and may reside on the
same label: Vermin Street records, www.verminstreet.com as well as the
reconstruction of a bunch of unfinished tracks Rik Maihos left behind
when he bounced.
Sunday, July 12, 2009
[some fireworks to celebrate this momentous day]
After many hard years of work it looks as though we are on the brink
of completing the AI for Children of Arcadia. Joseph Hocking worked long
And hard to produce this new version of the AI for our COA ISEA show. This is truly
a monumental day.
[Image from Joe's testbed -- still working out a few bugs but it's almost art
The actions of the computer generated characters [AI]
makes up half of COA on a conceptual basis. The AI system that we hope to
implement for ISEA is quite complex.
Tuesday, June 9, 2009
Here are some images from Cyberarts 2009. I can't say what an honor it was for the
COA team to be included in the show. We are extremely grateful to the for giving us the opportunity to show COA during Cyberarts. A special thanks goes to Jeremy Gaucher who organized the show, helped install the work, and kept it running. Also to Lillian Hsu who helped with all of my gallery access requests. Also thanks to everyone else at the Arts Council who helped keep the piece up and running throughout the show.
Thursday, June 4, 2009
Wednesday, June 3, 2009
Animation by my 2nd year student Thomas Burns-- this is a small clip
from an upcoming project that Tom made with Max Ong. Modeling, texturing,
rigging, lighting, and animation by Thomas Burns.
My first year students final project was to augment part of the NYU
Polytech campus. Here are some of the results.
Renders by my student Evelyn Lieu. Evelyn gave the sound NYU Poly
studio/ classroom a Rococo theme.
Render by my student Laurent Hilaire.
Tuesday, June 2, 2009
Thursday, May 14, 2009
Children of Arcadia's [COA] Federal Hall Memorial makes a guest appearance as the setting for Felix's thesis project From SVA. Felix worked on COA for our 2007 Cyberart's show with the Bell Gallery at the Brown Cave in Providence. Felix made the Federal Hall Memorial for COA. Great work Felix!
Tuesday, May 12, 2009
Monday, May 11, 2009
Friday, May 1, 2009
Artist Reception: May 4, 2009, 6-8 pm
The Cambridge Arts Council is only open during the week but can be viewed on the weekend by appointment.
April 24 � May 15, 2009
First Mondays @ CAC Gallery
Artist Reception: May 4, 2009, 6-8 pm
Navigating Cyberworlds: Creative Practice in Virtual Reality
Boston Cyberarts Festival 2009
Monday, April 27, 2009, 7:00 pm
Boston University Photonics Center, room 206
8 Saint Mary's Street, Boston
Panel discussion with: Mark Skwarek (Children of Arcadia), Tamiko Thiel, HongLei, Jeff Lipsy (Filthyfluno), All virtual reality artists from the festival & George Fifield moderator.
"The installation Children of Arcadia convinced me that the 2009 Boston Cyberarts Festival isn’t going to suck. I’d been worried because I’ve seen lots of local cyberart (or new-media, or tech art, or whatever you want to call it) since the previous Cyberarts Festival, in 2007, and too much of it had been disappointing."
By GREG COOK | April 28, 2009
Sunday, March 8, 2009
Front seat on the !
The bluescreen of death @ Upgrade!.... It all worked out in the end ^^. Mark and Joe presenting an Upgrade!
I was lucky enough to meet with the good people from the Cambridge arts Council during my trip. COA is coming to this space as a large-scale panorama April 24 for Cyberarts 2009.
View from the Mass Art library of Boston.