Precisely the point I'm addressing re my windinch/windscube.
btw my Belgium WINDRIBBON stream thru -Feb 13th
and thanks, roc
On Wed, May 2, 2012 at 3:26 PM, Roc Parés i Burguès <email@example.com> wrote:
> Thank you for your interest, Anastasia,
> In my first approach to the erratic viewpoint project I used a "baby cam"
> (for which I made a battery pack). The performance took place in Barcelona
> on November 14th, 2004.
> This "out of my control" idea evolved in parallel to other experiments in
> which I used IP cameras attached to R/C model
> For instance: Kids playing with the remote control toy car were in fact
> streaming audio and video live to the TV set in the bar of a small village
> (Maçanet de Cabrenys, 2005).
> In Mexico, in 2006, I made the balloon performance with an IP camera.
> Unfortunately, some technical problems turned my performance into a failure
> with about 300 people in the audience!
> And my first smartphone erratic live audio/video streaming and GPS tracking
> took place in Barcelona (February 2010), as a poetic protest against the IT
> consumerism OFF the Mobile World Congress. http://deriva.tv/btv/
> Other people that I know who have been working on similar projects are:
> - Gustavo Romano http://gustavoromano.org/pgmx/e-index.htm (he made a
> streaming camera balloon piece some months earlier than me April 29th, 2004.
> - In 2005, Ira Mowen and Luca Antonucci had an idea to capture an aerial
> view of their fair city of San Francisco. After, only a few days of
> planning, they strapped a video camera to 30 red, helium-filled balloons
> and let it go from the highest point in the city... more at
> And some other extraordinary art and science work involving helium balloons
> that I have learnt about recently thanks to Yasmin:
> - Ramon Guardans (et al.) answer to the question Where was the air we
> breath now yesterday and the day before… ?
> - Leif Brush, And his Terrain Instruments which include a Helium filled
> Balloon w/suspended spy camera hovering (the tree)...
> Finally, I'd like to add that this Deriva project of mine is part of my
> ongoing interactive communication studies (on the evolution of presence,
> agency and affordances) and related to a Theory of the Virtual
> Subjectiveness from which this paper (focused on VR) was a first attempt:
> Parés, N., Parés, R. "Towards a Model for a Virtual Reality Experience: the
> Virtual Subjectiveness." PRESENCE: Teleoperators and Virtual Environments.
> Cambridge, MA: MIT Press. Vol 15.5., Pag. 524-538, 2006.
> 2012/5/2 Anastasia Karandinou <firstname.lastname@example.org>:
>> Hi Roc and Yasminers!
>> I'm very much interested in your balloon-photo-taking idea and I was
>> wondering if you could give me some link (apart from this one you've given
>> here) to find out some more information.
>> I'm working on some papers on the idea of the evolution of the 'objet
>> trouvé' into projects that generate mechanisms for randomly capturing
>> aspects of spaces, and I would like to refer to your project in one paper
>> am working on at the moment if that was ok with you.
>> Many thanks and all the best with the fantastic projects!
>> Dr. Anastasia Karandinou
>> Lecturer in Architectural Design
>> University of Portsmouth
>> tel. +44 (0) 2392842902, +44 (0) 7804531763
>> Room 2.20, Portland Building, Portland Street,
>> School of Architecture
>> PO1 3AH, Portsmouth, UK
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