25 episodes

(produced by Sandro Alberti) The SIGGRAPH Asia 2009 Art Gallery features a diverse, international body of work, ranging from pieces driven by technology to works that critically comment on our technological society. The Adaptation gallery was coordinated and supervised by Yuko Oda.

Adaptation- English ACM SIGGRAPH IRC (Sandro Alberti)

    • Design

(produced by Sandro Alberti) The SIGGRAPH Asia 2009 Art Gallery features a diverse, international body of work, ranging from pieces driven by technology to works that critically comment on our technological society. The Adaptation gallery was coordinated and supervised by Yuko Oda.

    Introduction

    Introduction

    Introduction to the Adaptation gallery.

    • 4 min
    Human_Potential

    Human_Potential

    In this work, a bicycle generator powers a water pump and lighting system for a plantation of hydroponically grown, edible plants. The plants provide nourishment for the biker, and this sealed micro-ecosystem asks: What are the limits of human sustainability?

    • 52 sec
    LoopLoop

    LoopLoop

    LoopLoop is made from a sequence captured in a train en route to Hanoi. The 1,000 images of this sequence were stitched into one long panoramic image and integrated with other moving elements. Using smooth transitions, animation, and time shifts, the video runs forward and backward, looking for forgotten details, mimicking the way memories are replayed in the mind.

    • 55 sec
    Warmth_through_Night

    Warmth_through_Night

    These are skeptical paintings, depicting mounds of old and obsolete computers and televisions rupturing the crisp, wire-frame façade of virtualesque scenes. Computers and televisions (these amalgams of plastic, heavy metals, and other toxic wastes, these transmitters of fantasy, ideology, identity, and creators of virtual worlds) are depicted as accumulating waste in the process of becoming toxic nightmares.

    • 1 min
    Website_Impersonations

    Website_Impersonations

    Website Impersonations: The Next Generation is a new installation and live performance series that utilizes web code as layout and choreography.

    • 2 min
    Climate_Shifts

    Climate_Shifts

    A large umbrella acts as an overhead screen upon which animations shift through various destinations, with the top of the umbrella pole acting as a locator. Climate news, weather, and time are gathered from real-time RSS feeds and layered over an illuminated light-pollution satellite image of the globe.

    • 1 min

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