Hybrid Media, Contemporary Practice

Tuesday, 23 July 10:45 AM - 12:15 PM
Session Chair: Teri Rueb, University at Buffalo

Hybrid Basketry: Interweaving Digital Practice Within Contemporary Craft

In Hybrid Basketry, 3D printed structures are shaped to allow the growth and development of hand-woven patterns. While the 3D printed plastic contributes the aesthetics of the digital curvatures and manifolds, the hand-woven reed, jute, and canvas fibers infuse the baskets with a unique organic appeal.

Amit Zoran
MIT Media Lab

KIMA - A Holographic Telepresence Environment Based on Cymatic Principles

This telepresence environment allows users to experience the sound-matter relationship as cymatic patterns of their interactions. A holographic screen display allows for real-time interaction with the cymatic form and modulation of the joint sound scape. Presence is conveyed through sound as the essence of communication.

Oliver Gingrich
Bournemouth University

Alain Renaud
Bournemouth University

Eugenia Emets
Artist

Null By Morse: Historical Optical Communication to Smartphones

An installation artwork that combines vintage communication technology and smartphones to critique some current notions of innovation as they are applied to the latter.

Tom Schofield
Newcastle University