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September 29, 2010

Virtual Reality (VR) Art

Some links to artwork that deals with Virtual Reality

http://prehysteries.blogspot.com/2008/10/virtual-reality-vr.html


World Skin, a Photo Safari in the Land of War
Virtual Reality, CAVE, cameras, printer, Internet
http://www.benayoun.com/projet.php?id=16

David Em was the first fine artist to create navigable virtual worlds in the 1970s.
http://www.davidem.com/01_art/1_worlds/worlds.html

Exploratorium in Second Life
http://www.exploratorium.edu/worlds/secondlife/

September 16, 2010

Creativity Crisis

The Creativity Crisis by Po Bronson and Ashley Merryman
For the first time, research shows that American creativity is declining. What went wrong--and how we can fix it.
July 10, 2010 Newsweek Education
http://www.newsweek.com/2010/07/10/the-creativity-crisis.html

World Builder by Bruce Branit

World Builder from BranitVFX on Vimeo.

A strange man builds a world using holographic tools for the woman he loves.


This award winning short was created by filmmaker Bruce Branit, widely known as the co-creator of '405'. World Builder was shot in a single day followed by about 2 years of post production. Branit is the owner of Branit VFX based in Kansas City.



Esquire Magazine Augmented Reality


This was their December Issue
Read more about it...
http://www.adweek.com/aw/content_display/creative/features/e3ia5fbada0be741e7ba66473931e6d0112

September 8, 2010

Inspirational videos > links

http://www.galleryhijinks.com/blog/2010/09/my-picks-for-this-weeks-most-inspiration-videos/

http://www.juxtapoz.com/26802-my-picks-for-this-weeks-most-inspiration-videos

September 5, 2010

Tales + Things

Interesting article in New York Times Magazine this morning
The Back Story by ROB WALKER
http://www.nytimes.com/2010/09/05/magazine/05FOB-Consumed-t.html


tales.jpg
See > http://talesofthings.com/

stickybits.jpg

Various projects like Totem, Itizen and StickyBits use objects as a starting point for sharing personal stories.
itizen_tags.jpg
In each case, these projects are using some version of barcode technology to connect stories to objects and share them via the web.