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In the Line of Sight at SIGGRAPH Art Gallery, July 25-29, Los Angeles Convention Center

May 11, 2010

The SIGGRAPH 2010 juried art gallery showcases work by artists who physically engage technology in their creative process. Beyond the sense of sight, TouchPoint brings together creative works that investigate, celebrate, and critique the polysensory nature of human experience in a digitally enhanced environment. It investigates the permeable membrane of the digital interface, where we […]

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flashlight mounting hardware

January 7, 2009

The picture above shows one of the flashlights in a microphone stand and clip. The microphone clip still needs to be slightly modified, so that it also allows the flashlight to sit exactly horizontally. This can be done with a little cut near the clip’s hinge (see picture below): The microphone stand is approx 6 […]

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More clips for a database of suspicious movements

December 9, 2008

We continued our work with Rebecca and Don on Dec. 6th with a full day video shooting of individual movement sequences for a database of clips that are fed to the flashlight matrix. We are currently working on editing the clips and arranginging them in a database for a generative/emerging dance choreography in video (Quicktime […]

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toward an experimental database of suspicious movements

November 23, 2008

We have started to work with Rebecca Bryant and Don Nichols of past)(modern performance duo on movement studies for the source video portion of In the Line of Sight. The first videos recorded on November 21, 2008 feature improvisations and experiments toward a database of suspicious and ambiguous movements in space – related to current […]

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description of video content for the flashlight matrix

September 25, 2008

Recent developments in computer-aided surveillance technology suggest artificial intelligence algorithms that are based less on the comparison of facial features than the analysis of  movement patterns. For example, the department of electrical and computer engineering of the University of Maryland’s A. James Clark School of Engineering has developed a surveillance system that analyses human gait […]

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flashlight mounting possibility

September 23, 2008

The above image shows an inexpensive yet flexible solution for mounting the 100 flashlights. Using security camera mounting hardware, the flashlight can be directed in almost all directions. The set screw on the side of the mount locks a chosen orientation. There are only two problems to be solved: we need to find an easy […]

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flashlight to BNC connection

Flashlight to BNC connection: female BNC connector on the flashlight’s cap connects to 50ft. BNC cable

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