Asteroid sonification

Sonification of a data set of discovered asteroids and comets that transit near Earth. Project done in collaboration with Camilla Padgitt-Coles and Katya Rozanova. Failed experiments (for now) Our first attempt was to use The Beatle’s song Norwegian Wood to make a sentiment analysis of the comments on one of ots YouTube videos. We extracted…

(c)Sound rendering

Csound is extremely interesting. It is from 1984, where the constraints of computing power required a paradigm less demanding than real-time audio processing. Instead, a csound file has to be rendered before hearing the final result. (Though, modern computers can do it real-time just fine.) But this brings some clear advantages. You can build a…

Installation Proposal: “m e e t _”

“m e e t _” is a physical installation piece that provokes the crossing of two gazes of strangers in mid-air in an immersive and infinite space. Collaboration and Idea “m e e t _ ” is a collaboration between Roland Arnoldt and Nicolás Escarpentier. After a deep cross analysis of our past works, we…

Computer-aided poetry

For this assignment, we had to create our own poetry generator by modifying some well-known that already exist. The following ones were recoded from Allison Parrish’s poetry generator examples. Links to the GitHub repository & jupyter notebook. Dadaist forgetfulness My first approach was to use the Dadaist poem generator with on of my own texts,…

threeVR

VR in the browser!!! Material for the threeVR class @ ITP Unconference, Winter 2018

Transcriptions and (a lot of) typing

Transcriptions are not strange to me. A critical part of my creative writing process is writing by hand my new ideas, because the process of writing in paper and the lack of distractions inside the pages of my notebooks foster my creativity. The computer comes in when I need to edit (and publish) my texts,…

Creepos everywhere

Third assignment for the Animation class – ITP Fall 2017 Made in Unreal Engine. Characters designed on Fuse CC and animated in Mixamo. Making of… Making projects in Unreal is not that hard, but requires a good enough system to run properly without crashing or experiencing several lag. It is pretty intuitive to use and…

everyday_windows

Final project for Physical Computing & ICM – ITP Fall 2017. Ilana Bonder & Nicolás Peña-Escarpentier Github repository | Link (will work on making a full web-only version soon) Sexism, harassment, abuse… They all have been historically regarded as personal issues, relegating them from the public discussion, and diverting attention of their status as sociopolitical…

We are all trapped in Macondo

Second assignment for the Animation class – ITP Fall 2017 Representation of some passages in the book “Cien años de soledad” (One Hundred Years of Solitude) by Gabriel García Márquez. Making of… I wanted to represent some key passages of the book “One Hundred Years of Solitude”: – The beginning, where Aureliano Buendía remembers the…

extra

Extra is an interactive conceptual exhibition piece. It combines a newspaper with sensors and projection mapping of news media to generate a reflection about media bombardment and the role of information.