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Diary Entry Week 2

by on Mar.12, 2011, under Project Diary, Week2

Field trip to the Iveagh Gardens

Week 2

Monday 14th Feb.

Practice with Visual effects in Final Cut.
Research in Library – Foucault; Picturing the Primitive.
Discussed theoretical framework of project – Control vs. No control.
Purchased xbox Kinect – researched online tutorials re: hacks; opensource drivers; integration with other programs; other user’s work; the language of interaction; Processing language – Niklas Roy talk in Dublin 23rd.
Researched interactive installations – Thea Watson, Emily Gorbeille.

Tuesday 15th Feb.

First stage in integrating Kinect with our project.
Further development of installation construction plans.
Looked for space to begin building phase.
Contacted people who work in the Arts scene in Dublin to get advice on how we should proceed.
Research – ‘the fantastic’ in fantasy literature and film.

Wednesday 16th Feb.

Researched New Media art installations. Discovered that there was a talk next week in the Science Gallery with Niklas Roy, Filip Visnijc and Chris Sugrue.
Set up wordpress blog for collective – . (Eoin)

Thursday 17th Feb.

– Day of Reflection –

Friday 18th Feb.

Study of Baudrillard and the application of his theories to new technologies i.e. The Internet.(Alan)

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