I attended a Virtual Reality Taster Experience on Friday 25th January 2019 at Tape Community Music and Film run by Helfa Gelf. This offered the opportunity to experience to interact with a virtual environment using auditory, visual and haptic sensory feedback and explore the different software available for creating virtual reality environments. https://www.tiltbrush.com/ https://makezine.com/2016/03/24/makers-introduction-vr-best-software-tools-free/
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I found my tutorial with Jonathan today to be very constructive. To date I have begun several threads of experimentation which were up for discussion. In the first instance we discussed the experimentation I had recently completed using latex. See Roof Slates and Latex. My intention is to upscale this experiment to create a much larger […]
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While on my site visits I collect some fragments of buildings that had previously been underwater- only small rusty metal parts and broken pottery that most would overlook – however in these broken remains I see the life that these objects once had and the representation of the lost communities and the collective memories having […]
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Having previously decided to investigate using lighter weight fabrics for my digital prints and an interest in creating a metaphor for the loss of homes and community in the context of collective and personal memory I have been thinking a lot about my own personal memories of home – particularly reflecting on my mums house […]
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I have been reading the book, Evocative Objects by Sherry Turkle and am fascinated by the meaning we place on objects around us, making the seemingly ordinary and insignificant possess greater significance in our lives. Certain objects can bring a sense of reminiscence for us, evoking memories and recollections from our past. The meaning that […]
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I previously had an idea to latex the roof slates and decided to put this idea into action. I had in my mind a larger sculptural piece of work and saw potential in using the slates I had previously gathered to create this piece. I also had a desire to investigate potential projection surfaces and […]
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I have always been a bit of a squirrel, collecting random stuff that has little meaning to other people. Whilst on my site visits I had collected rusty nails, guttering and a bolt along with much broken pottery. Looking at these fragments I have collected from the various locations, I decided to put together some […]
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As part of my Project Proposal is to experiment more with audio I have created a sound box to use when recording minute sounds. Here’s what I did: – Firstly I purchased foam board, egg trays to create the sound boards. I also purchased a rubber matting that I could use for the base of […]
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Using the video footage created at Thruscross, Haweswater, Derwent and Tryweryn I created a video piece with the intention of creating a sense of remembrance. Using layering and light techniques I brought together archive footage with material I had shot on my earlier site visits. My intention was to create a feeling of nostalgia and […]
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The following outlines the proposed work schedule for use moving forward. This is a working document and will change as time passes.See Also: Skype Meetings – Year 1, Term 1 Date Proposed Work Actual Work 02/10/2018 Presentation Prepared Symposium Presentation 09/10/2018 Presentation Prepared Symposium Presentation 16/10/2018 Liverpool Trip Visited Liverpool Biennale 23/10/2018 Binaural Audio, Tutorial […]
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