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Diary Entry Week1

by on Mar.12, 2011, under Project Diary, Week1

Figuring it all out


Monday 7th Feb.

Tested Adobe OnLocation with Sony EX3 using Firewire. Received help from Eoin Cambell and internet forums.
Practiced with Ableton Live to improve competency.
Layed out a provisional plan to develop the project.
Researched New Media Art installations online – examples.
Researched: Memes; Grounded Theory; Storytelling & Oral narratives – Alan.

Tuesday 8th Feb.

Practice build of model for final installation.
Day to day diary started.
Library – Film Theory and Philosophy.
Researched second hand projectors/materials for installation construction.

Wednesday 9th Feb.

Planning of video shoot Thursday – called into Liberty Hall re: rooftop footage.
Refining construction of model for installation.
Research – Visual Culture: Walter Benjemin; John Berger – Alan.
MaxESP – Creating patch to record&loop sound, developed techniques to manipulate sound with aim to create live sound scape – Ciaran.

Thursday 10th Feb.

Researching spaces in town to base the construction of the project.
First day of location shooting in city centre with Sony EX3 and Nikkon D3100.
Learning Adobe Premiere & After Effects CS5 video editing software – Alan.
MaxMSP – Creating patches for video effects using footage and live camera feed – Ciaran.

Friday 11th Feb.

Emailed Tony Walsh (SIPTU) re access to Liberty Hall for filming.
Log and transfer footage from Day1 Shoot.
Researched xbox connect – visual and sensory capabilities.
Library – Music, Cognition, and Computerized Sound; Sonic Graphics/Seeing Sound; The Musical Mind; On Sonic Art; Fantasy and the Cinema – Ciaran, Alan.
Practice with Masking techniques in Photoshop

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