Category Archives: Ideas

Narcisystem by Syynlabs, shown at Mindshare LA 2009

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Narcisystem @ Syynlabs, by Eric Gradman. —————— “In contrast to developing art that encourages others to interact, The NARCISYSTEM is designed to interface with the anatomy of an individual participant wired with as many biometric sensors as possible, and uses their output to drive a … Read More

Tweet Jockey: an ambient play installation using live video feed (2009)

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Tweet Jockey: an ambient play installation using live video feed and Oulipo poetry (2009) Lauren Fenton, Diego Costa, and I designed Tweet Jockey as part of a Design for Interactivity I class with Tracy Fullerton during my first semester as an iMAP PhD student at … Read More

Tactile Vision Substitution Systems (Bach-y-Rita)

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In Dr. Paul Bach-y-Rita’s classic TVSS Tactile Vision Substitution System from the late 1960′s has inspired a number of cross-over physical computing, visualization, & media arts projects intended to encourage brain plasticity for rehabilitation purposes — in this case, as a tactile reading aid for … Read More

Psychedelic Yarn Stop-Motion

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Tomasz StaƄko Quintet “Grand Central” from Kijek / Adamski on Vimeo. Yarn & Lights Psychedelic Stop-Motion from Poland!

Fluorescence in 3D

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Art Director, gkaster’s portfolio images EL wire, LED fluorescence look

James Welling’s Psychedelic Glass House

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James Welling’s, psychedelic documentary photography of architect, Philip Johnson’s, Glass House, 2008 Welling used makeshift color filters to shoot the structures, drawing his inspiration from the Glass House’s transparency, reflectivity, and ability to carry color. Paraphrased from article here:

Yam Cake Battery Light – Michael B. Campbell

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“I made bio-reactive batteries, (mint strips, copper chloride etc.) and inserted them into translucent yam cake, purchased from my local Georgetown, Seattle Japanese market. I then wired two in series, throwing an LED into the circuit and I had an odd, but aesthetically pleasing bio-reactive … Read More

Tiny-Bit Generative Platformer Reference

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Voxel from Ubik on Vimeo. Ubik Studio’s,”Voxel”. This design in my inspiration for a simple 3D platformer driven by BCI. Here is a still: Cactus’s “Love Story”, experimental pixel-inspired platformer, is also inspiring. Here are 2 screenshots from the promo video:

Sub Conch – Audio Performance using consumer BCI

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The Sub Conch is a musical instrument being developed by Norwegian musician, Mats J. Sivertsen. Using the Emotiv eeg Neurofeedback headset, which is a consumer grade BCI device, the user controls elements of the pitch and other audio effects, based on frequencies delivered by their … Read More

Teddy Bear Vision – Proposal

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The early visual system is designed to detect contrast borders. For my project, I would like to use simple contrast borders detection to derive the location where new geometric forms will originate. It will be as if there are small organisms growing at the edges, … Read More