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The completely incomplete notes of day 3. Day two I missed because of Brighton. They are incomplete because I forgot to power my laptop in between.
2019-07-11 08:24:42

bloomberg london excavation 2010-14

405 wooden writing tablets found at site

size of a post card 132x102mm
usually covered with wax, disappeared, the scratches survived in the wood though
enhancing surface relief by raking light
the wood delivered two surface-information, the fine texture and the year lines,
the third is the writing scratches

problem: How can we assist epigraphers to read the text?

light dome elevation < 30°, 96 of 128 lights

size 80 cm diameter (for a postcard sized object)

light sequencing

the viewer is an html json solution

regression procedure (Loss of detail in PTM fitting)
palaeographic interpretation


Health Economic and Social impact of the ARTs

Centre of Performance Science

Can the arts contribute to prevention or alleviation of loneliness in the society?
yes. but needs access and participation.

Can the arts be used to boost social connectedness and if so, how?

software for linking artwork-capture data with visitor-linking data

analema group
Kima project Sound matter resonating bodies sonic vision

bringing sound and vision together in interactive installations interface for meaningful understanding

people generated sound creates vision (kind of feedback loop)
preset of patterns to visualise (what is the correct pattern) is it possible to use the voice's pattern?


Daniela de Paulis
Artistic Research on Radio

the moon as an natural satellite
(post ww2 us navy tech)

project opticks

live performance between earth and moon

sending an image to moon an back to another place on earth
distance ~800.000 km

lose of data
what kind of images do people like to send to moon (outer space)?

charles duke left an image on the moon in a clear plastic bag
lose of data because of roughness of the moon surface and the radio waves from outer space.

the very first hole drilled into mars image.
We can not travel to the to far away planets to explore these landscapes.

dubito ergo cogito, cogito ergo sum.

sending brain waves to space (Carl Segan) SETI
(early recordings have facial distortion fragments)
we are not the master of time and space
exploration of the unreliability

the overview effect - frank white
(astro)nauts reports a cognitive shift

eeg - cap scientific one to provide highest possible accuracy
flow / stream of consciousness -
states of mind
VR is good in blend out any filter applied by reality/nature/environment (censorship reversed)
creating a connection between the viewer and the cosmos

Scipio's Dream


Knowlton school
chris strasbaugh, digital library archivist amd curator

Is it mature, useful, flexible, sustainable, cheap enough?
tech is cool, Partners and Ambassadors are essential

rhino, enscape(x), fuzor, unity

stop and evaluate if you had some success.

VR nice, AR better because the physical stuff.
AR is easier than VR.

workflow document that is usable and evolving


Visual Democratisation
AR and the Underpass Festival

cultural programming in public spaces
political constrains of tech
public awareness of market operations
privacy and lack of

immersive tech is struggling to respond to expectation

the value of side and context

wall paintings in public spaces + AR - interactivity
see the site

Milton Keynes (new city 1960)

community practice


anise gallery
avr london

dialog between artwork and architecture
virtual playground kids orientated

rebuild the space your are in, in VR aka the gallery.
Old people like VR
it is hard to sell artworks (in virtual and real)
time limits to the experience are important
vr of famous artists work in a famous gallery is more popular

my learning:
location and size does still matter in nature
i should put anise gallery on my list of where to go venues in London

storytelling(-neg influence) and restricting(fixed viewpoint) viewers freedom are potent
create a meditative experience


cultural heritage protection

under big threads: climate change, mass tourism, environmental pollution, wars

vr-productions in cutting edge technologies

can we shared and spread our heritage?

yes we can someway.

problem : uncanny valley effect


XR for XR
Carl H. Smith and Jay Cousins

Context craft: game of domes
play of reality
it contains: a construction toy
made out of sticks and bee wax

we can shape reality
we can act together

fungus / mushroom the oldest gardening species
mass extinction caused be trees in the carbon area

- increasing skills, building community
lightweight developing structures
in order to build A.R.C.S (Accessible Regenerative Common Structures)


how to get analog into the digital
Let's test other form of reality in virtuality first.


Being with media - encountering image in physical space - kenneth feinstein

the media now becomes an environment
from window to spaces (metaphor)
Meaning has been derived from the metaphysical remove.
This meaning is OTHER TO US allowing us to pass judgement.

The meaning of this otherness has changed over time.

Otherness & being with

-Levinas ontology places within a context
-Flusser sees our relationship to the apperatus as one of play
(interaction with the devices and others ...)

media art and a drive towards the experiential

- experience over the contemplated image
- Kircher's Metaphor Machine (conversational in nature) - still talking at us
- Nam Yun Paik experiential art (Happenings, New wave cinema, interaction and gaming)
- team lab the result is a conversational

Post Box Cinema ...
the post box is the symbol of modern nation-state
is is symbol of modernism

a creation of the modern nation

the video image is a reference to German Romantic painting
it speaks of landscape as nostalgia for a false past
the combination speaks of an ideology of the financial sector as the new aristocrats

people relate to it because of the familiarity
they want to use it as an post box

... as Being-with object



natural perspective for computer graphics

a real time engine for the more comfortable perspective: demonstration. (unity)


interesting and awesome Chinese presentations
the laptop had no more power, sorry

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