IxD and Assistive Technology

Tag: Underbelly Arts

Dusk (2010)

Dusk (2010)

After all the work that Lukasz, Eli and I put into Dusk, I thought a quick video about the work was in order. In the artist talks at Underbelly Arts, I often found it difficult to explain to people concisely just how the project works […]

Dusk – Opening Night

Dusk – Opening Night

%CODE1% Underbelly Arts kicked off last night with an opening party and a successful launch of Dusk. We were all happy (and relived) to see the project come together, and it was especially nice to watch people playing with the work. Today marks the final […]

Dusk – Construction (Part 3)

Dusk – Construction (Part 3)

It took 10 full days, but the project is (all but) finished. The last coat of paint hit the floor this afternoon and lights went into the tree. We also did a very quick test of video mixing from 2 laptops, and whilst it isn’t […]

Dusk – Lighting Test

Dusk – Lighting Test

%CODE1% Just a quick video tonight: a test of the faux lighting I created in Quartz Composer and Max/MSP for Dusk. It’s far from perfect, but great to finally see projected onto physical objects for the first time. Thankfully, the perspective issues I had worried […]

Dusk – Construction (Part 2)

Dusk – Construction (Part 2)

We’re now at the stage of trying to bring all the elements of the Dusk project together. Physical objects and software systems need to start playing nicely with each other to make this project work well, and so a lot of testing is needed. The […]

Dusk – Boid Test

Dusk – Boid Test

%CODE1% For the first time, we saw what will become the basis for our fireflies projected onto the warehouse floor. These little fellas are called ‘boids’ and at this stage look like a certain male reproductive cell. They’ll take a more complete form soon. As […]

Dusk – Construction (Part 1)

Dusk – Construction (Part 1)

Saturday was the first opportunity we’ve had to spend a full day working on Dusk, in the warehouse. We took the opportunity to start construction on the physical objects that will occupy the projection space: a thatch tree and papier mâché rocks have begun to […]

Underbelly Arts Festival

Underbelly Arts Festival

Next week, a few of the members of angryPixel will embark on a 10 day artist residency to create an interactive installation project at the Underbelly Arts festival in Sydney. Aside from being a great opportunity to work on a piece that will be presented […]