Projects in contest 2012
Title: Calljejero Jotero. Project (Streetmap Jotero. Project)
Authors: students of CEIP La Jota (Zaragoza, Spain)
Synopsis: Callejero Jotero. Project tries to link the most traditional identity of the Aragon culture like Aragon’s folklore, with the use of, at present, one of the most avant-garde extensions of information digital technology like the QR codes. Besides, the project proposes the creation of a web platform to host different interactive and virtual layouts to provide to the citizens new ways to stroll int he city.
Title: Walking the Edit
Author: Ulrich Fischer (Geneva, Switzerland)
Synopsis: A new system which allows to record your walk around the city and turn it into a movie through an app of your smartphone.
Títle: Plant a Comment
Authors: Tal y Omer Golan (Tel Aviv, Israel)
Synopsis: This work is a 3D multidimensional virtual world, in which trees are made of texts. The public is invited to write and share written expressions of thoughts and opinions, which get analyzed semantically and accordingly form trees.
Author: Suguru Goto (Japan)
Synopsis: Cymatics is a kinetic sculpture and sound installation that expresses the artist’s vision of nature through a series of symbolic elements that are used harmoniously in a technological context.
Title: Do You Want to Play?
Author: Raquel Kogan (Brasil)
Synopsis: This project questions how do machines perform in the process of man / man interaction. Do You Want to Play? is a game in which much, little or nothing can happen. The happening is the encounter or simply the recognition of sharing a casual experience with one or more players in the same space.
Title: Urban Small Talk
Author: Christof Schläger (Renh, Germany)
Synopsis: This is an urban sound installation which produce a concert-event for one square mile of the city with 128 signal-horns and pipes on two places. The concert starts by using mobile phones to synchronize the two sound-machines. Urban topography becomes alive.
Author: Pasquale Direse (Italy)
Synopsis: #SMART is a cross-media multiplatform combining a mobile, opensource application, several interactive site-specific urban screens and a dynamic map aggregating local networks. The project uses social media activity, citizen journalism and news feeds to become open-data available in real-time which mixes with the moving bodies of the passengers in the interactives screens. All of this turns city walls into a dynamic digital graffiti. Besides, the transmigration of local news and informations from paper to participative hypermedia plattform becomes a free service and framework for public communication and urban ecology.
Authoe: Juan Carlos Carvajal Bermudez (Colombia)
Synopsis: Bicycle Latern Parade consists in three urban interventions, like bicycle parades, in the city of Zaragoza. For these parades each bicycle carries a LED lighting device which can generate patterns and interactions between the participants through radio signals. The main goal is to make the bicycle collective visible for the public and to allow the bicycle collective to participate in the collective identity of the city, and so, contribute to the generation of a urban bicycle culture.
Title: Capacities: Life In The Emergent City
Author: Stanza (United Kingdom)
Synopsis: An interactive installation which turns data into a electronic city. This artwork captures the changes over time in the environment and represents the changing life and complexity of real time space as an emergent artwork.
Author: Stanza (United Kingdom)
Synopsis: This is a responsive sound installation of the real space and environment which explores new ways of thinking about interaction within public space and how this affects the socialization of space.
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