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Diary Entry Week 10

by on Apr.20, 2011, under Project Diary, Week10

Mind mapping the project

Week 10

Monday 11th April

Practice with Ableton Live.
Created a track for video upload.
Uploaded video to Vimeo.

Tuesday 12th April

Purchased Wood in Chadwicks Lumber yard.
Researched cutting shop and brought MDF boards to Larry’s, Drumcondra.
Commencement of build. Assembled the main structure.
First instance of Max and Ableton interacting.

Wednesday 13th April

Research into Max and Ableton Live interoperability.
Identified the parameters within Ableton with which we wanted to control with Max.
Via Max for Live, began to understand the API language necessary to acheive this and gto results – Paths, Objects and Observers.

Thursday 14th April

Viewing projector positions – angles, mirrors, shadows, support construction.
Website update of images, media, diary.
Created Max patch successfully to trigger & control specific track functions in Ableton Live for layering a soundscape.
3D model redesign.
Pre-production of content – actors, equipment, design, painting, projection techniques.
Start of redesign of Logo.

Friday 15th April

Design change to facilitate rear projection.
Discussion of camera position in Device.
Further discussion on Third Zone – Outside world with juxtapositioned heads and consideration of image used.
Start of work on individual mind maps.
Mic setup for foley recordings.
Setup of lights – DMX research online.
Thesis structure – schedule for the weekend.

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