From October 21-23, the STUDIO for Creative Inquiry at Carnegie Mellon University will conduct the third episode in its conference series, "ART && CODE", dedicated to the promotion of computational thinking in and through the arts. This time, our theme is "DIY 3D Sensing and Visualization" in plastic and performance media -- "Kinect hacking".
Organized by Golan Levin (@golan), this is the first "kinect-hacking" conference. It celebrates arts-oriented and tinkering-based approaches to interaction research. Also interesting to note that scholarships for women are available, described on the event main page. Speakers include some stars well known to CAN readers, such as Zachary Lieberman (oF), Kyle McDonald, Elliot Woods, Joel Gethin Lewis (ex-UVA) with also a diverse array of workshops utilising popular programming toolkits (P5, oF, Ard, MM/J ,Pd, etc.). Erkki Huhtamo, media arts historian ("media archaeologist"), will provide some historical perspective.
Golan Levin was invited by the FITC conference to answer a series of “Ask Me Anything” questions posted by Reddit visitors. At the STUDIO for Creative Inquiry, Golan’s video was created by Fellows James George and Jonathan Minard, artists-in-residence researching new forms of experimental 3D cinema. Their work explores the notion of “re-photography”, in which otherwise frozen moments in time may be visualized from new points of view.