Archive for category Artwork
It has been over a year ago since I returned to Japan, a country which I find hard to describe in all of its facets, yet love to discover and be submerged in. Brad Kremer managed to catch some of these, from the crowds and the skyscrapers in the city to the tranquillity of the mountains and ocean.
I live about a 15 min walk from the Shibuya crossing displayed in his artwork.
“There is so much in the universe we don’t know about.” [PhD comics]
While Avatar blew many minds with the capabilities of 3D video, I would like to share another outlook, realistic 3D audio.
“The ‘Virtual Barber’ (aka ‘Virtual Barbershop’, ‘Virtual Haircut’) is a binaural recording of someone getting a haircut. It starts off with you sitting in the chair then you hear the virtual barber coming in the door. The virtual barber then proceeds to give you a virtual haircut. You can actually hear him breathing down your neck. This recording is very realistic and immersive, a must hear.” [virtualbarber.org]
Step 1. Plug in an headset.
Step 2. Download this MP3.
Step 3. Close your eyes and enjoy!
In particular I could almost feel the razor moving up and down my neck.
In my childhood during summertime I was tracking sunspots in the backyard of my dad. In that time I used a rather small telescope, protecting my eyes with darkened negatives, sketching the movement of the spots in a notebook.
Thierry Legault managed to bring back these memories by shooting these incredible pictures of the Atlantis on a repair mission of the Hubble telescope.
“The goal of giving form to a complex situation like the credit crisis is to quickly supply the essence of the situation to those unfamiliar and uninitiated. This project was completed as part of my thesis work in the Media Design Program, a graduate studio at the Art Center College of Design in Pasadena, California.” By Jonathan Jarvis.
Geweldige animaties van Glenn Marshall, er schijnt een hoop wiskunde te zitten achter zijn werk.