Setting-up the lab and our brains

We will start working with the Motion Capture equipment on the Black Box Theater, but first we need to learn how to use and get ideas on what we want to do.

Diving in infinite immersive information

Why so many stories are just boring? Is it because the subject is meaningless or the storyteller untalented? Or is it because the storyteller doesn’t have the medium in which they can do it? The large number of new technologies emerging year to year give us exciting possibilities to express ourselves and tell the stories…

(re)Creating 3d spaces

What are the advantages of working in 3D? What can we get out of it and what does it mean for human perception? Actually, a lot. The world that surrounds us is three-dimensional. That’s how we understand the world, how we traverse it. So, naturally having a 3D environment is the best way for us…

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…

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.

Dinoseed

Dinoseed, in collaboration with Sandy Hsieh and Hau Yuan. Making of… We wanted to create a video that created surprise and wonder, while exploring different effects that stop motion enables. Getting the seed pack out of the screen was one of such effects. To defy people’s expectations, we made a dinosaur appear out of the…

First fake video

Notes on the class can be found here On class I had several problems on class while trying to make youtube-dl and videogrep work. Had to change ownership of several folders, as I did not have permission to write on them (how this happened is a mystery for now). Between the brew doctor and it’s…