At The Portals ISEA 2013, in partnership with Darwin Community Arts, we will be presenting a new entry in the Metaverse Makeovers Live series – A series of works streamed in realtime between Sydney and Darwin. I’m excited to be moving further into the multiplayer interactive realm we always saw as MMs direction, and
While in Shanghai we ran into multi-instrumentalist musician Courtney Wing, and decided to turn him into a virtual idol for his performance at the flagship Shanghai Apple Store that evening. 6 short hours later and laser-surfing iPad-app Wing was ready to join his doppelganger at the gig.
This Sunday I will be giving a workshop on how to design and create an Augmented Reality Cocktail in Shanghai at XinCheJian hackspace. No programming experience needed, just a smartphone and a laptop with blender, as the focus will be on AR techniques over software implementations. More into and bookings at XinCheJian : http://xinchejian.com/event/?ee=113
The Australia Council for the Arts blog Artery profiles Thea Baumann and the Metaverse Makeovers project we’re currently working on: Most manicurists define bling as painting little pictures or designs on fingernails, or perhaps applying tiny decals or imitation jewels. It could be called art, at a pinch, but what if you could look at
A collaboration with Illustrator Rus Brockman, New Methods of Deception is a manual for evading detection in a future of ubiquitous sensors and analysis of huge volumes of data on individuals and societies. Constructed as an underground handbook for paranoiacs, dissidents, criminals, academics, cultural tourists and non-beings, it bears traces of its passage from mind-to-mind
Some test footage of an optical flow effect (simulation driven by andrew-benson‘s HS-flow shader ), including one of its first live uses. A lot more to explore in this direction.