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credits Chris Plant (catweasel) , Tonfilm for VAudio.
Harmonic Portal is a new work commissioned for Lumiere Festival Durham, 2017 http://www.lumiere-festival.com/durham-2017/
There are 5 pieces arranged around the walls of St Godrics Church, Castle Chare, Durham, each is a portal into the surface of the wall, the light amplifies surface details due to the angle of incidence and feels like a magnifying glass (or even an electron microscope at times.).
They question how we perceive colour, the inside and outside contrast and harmonise as time progresses, while this is mirrored by the sound track which reflects the colours, the frequencies of red, green and blue light have been dropped by 42 octaves and vary in proportion to those colours of light.
It is partially contemplating how our brains create colour from 3 frequencies, but also how limited a bandwidth that actually is, the fundamental notes are a flattened Ab, A and B.
credits schnellebuntebilder, Jan Bernstein, analogNatives, kling klang klong
The ZUSE COMPUTER MUSEUM in Hoyerswerda commisioned four exhibits about the origins of the modern computer. The new permanent exhibition is covering the evolution of information technology throughout the last century by showcasing various milestones of computer history. Numerous machines of inventor and computer pioneer Konrad Zuse like the Z11, Z22 or Z64 can be seen in the museum.
credits Laboratorio de Arte Digital. Colegio de Ciencias y Humanidades. Plantel Vallejo. UNAM
Hello everyone! I share to you a video of our VVVV installation for the day of the death in CCH Vallejo Highschool in Mexico City, using freeware and Kinect, thank you a lot for the VVVV project. Soon i'll share some patches of this for my students and the community... :)
credits Superphong, Microdee stuffs from packs like joingeometry and animation nodes, Kyle for noodles, and particles system for some additional effects.
Second litany has been sung, you can catch a small glimpse of the experience in this video, but it is only fraction of the real atmosphere. 6 to 12 meters long canvases with hand paintings by Zuzana Sabova with my projection, and animation work that was done together. Live generated visual from vvvv and sound from Reaktor.
Concept, production and video: VOLNA
Camera/photo: Polina Korotaeva
Music: Sons of Magdalene – Unfortunate Phone Call
Special thanks: Sergey Kostyrko, Denis Moskalev, Viktor Smolenskiy, Katerina Morza, Egor Elnickiy, Joshua Eustis
Project commissioned by Roots United
© VOLNA (2017), Sons of Magdalene (2014)
Malachite is a light installation created for OFF: Roots United 8 Years event, that took place in St. Petersburg on September 23 2017. It was a part of stage and located behind the DJ booth. Project was inspired by “russian mosaic” masterpieces, that can be found in pre-revolutionary aristocratic interiors in St. Petersburg. A number of stonemasons of that period used carefully selected thin slices of malachite to cover inner walls and interior details with massive continuous black-green patterns. Combination of green laser light and artificial haze produces similar effect.
Daniil Simkin’s “Falls the Shadow” is a commissioned performance for the Guggenheim’s Works and Process series.
Four 30-minute performances took place at the Guggenheim Museum NYC on September 4 and 5, with standing audience members observing the show from different levels of the venue, which is known for its continuous ramp that spirals up the rotunda structure and connects to all of the floors.
The work combines dance with live video projections in a collection of six pieces choreographed by Alejandro Cerrudo, with costumes by Maria Grazia Chiuri /Christian Dior.
Daniil Simkin, a principal dancer with the American Ballet Theater (ABT), is also coproducer and performer in the piece, along with ABT soloist Cassandra Trenary, Ana Lopez from Hubbard Street Dance Chicago, and dancer Brett Conway.
Projection design by Arístides García and Dmitrij Simkin.
Additional shader programing, Alexander Shaliapin.
Thanks to Robert Intolight for the particles library.
1 single camera infrared based tracking system.
Graphic server running several vvvv instances, multiple video playback and many interactive content modules.
Laptop running custom made VL timeliner, with fully integrated MIDI controllers.
360 panorama mapping.
Interactive/generative 4k texture.
Single Nvidia1080 graphic card with 2 DP TH Matrox
6 XGA outputs: 5 projectors+1 preview
5x Christie 14K with 0,73 lens
In 2016 I became a father.
To celebrate this and welcome Vilhelm to the world, we, Iben Kaalund, myself and of course the then unborn Vilhelm, made a series of concerts using the sounds from an ultra-sound doppler that was processed electronically. A series of three concerts were planned, but only two happened as Vilhelm was born the day before the last concert.
The concerts were very warm and intimate and had a very special atmosphere like inviting the audience into our little world.
vvvv played a little but significant role in visualizing the heart beat and communicate what was happening to the audience.
Vilhelm Kaalund Petersen - Band leader, Heart beats and other strange noises
Iben Kaalund - Womb and Doppler operator
Sune Petersen - Electronics
The concerts were:
December 9, 2016 Platform 4, Aalborg
December 21, 2016 Musikbiblioteket, Odense
December 27, Birth
December 28, Sorte Firkant, Copenhagen - Cancelled
More pictures and sound at http://sunep.net/vilhelm-week-33
Following the theme of Human/Machine - Machine/Human Ghost Scanning #2 Sune Petersen has created an installation that use modern depth sensing technology to scan back and forth through the space in front of the projection (Fancy way of saying kinect depth image). The trace of people passing by affects the projection and draw traces in the chaotic noise that continuously evolve.
Ghost Scanning #2 is as the title suggest a continuation of Ghost Scanning
Commissioned by DIAS - a digital art space in an active train station.
The installation was on display 24/7 from February 17 2017 to April 5 2017
More images on the project page
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