Sunday, February 20, 2005

SVG Zone - Developer Track - Reflections

This is an explanation of an SVG site that includes animation.

To describe the navigation menu as 'slightly mysterious' is to understate things as I found it.

Still, Flash designers will be happy with this I suppose.

Well worth a look, some screens look interesting when you find them.

Can't see it working oin a phone though. Mobile SVG

This article has a link to the W3 standards and other explanation of how SVG can work on a mobile.

During the Careers Day of Animated Exeter there was discussion on how animation could work on mobile phones. Flash seems to be one option but SVG is another. The people from Channel 4 were keen that the same animation could be shown on TV or phone.

Thursday, February 17, 2005

Untitled Document

It turns out that at least two of the animations shown at the Phoenix yesterday are on the web.

This link is to one soundtrack from a London Tale. It should work ok on low bandwidth.

gets to a file that can be downloaded so only patience is required.

Saturday, February 12, 2005

Animex, a digital fringe for Animated Exeter, now has a lot of downloads from

This could work with wi-fi but actually cable to screen is more likely.

Probably there will be something at Panasonic Harlequin Centre on Tuesday.

And at the Games Day at the Phoenix tomorrow.

Meanwhile, some links. These notes will be expanded later. Not much time at the moment.
A N ew Canvas at 3.

This short essay by Knowlton on his work is published in Ruth
Leavitt's Artist and Computer, Harmony Press, 1976.

Knowlton reflects on art and the role of the computer.

Permission: sought

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Title Artificial Sentience
Artist / Source Written and Directed by Pete Gomes
Copyright Pete Gomes
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Length 1:47
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Erkki Huhtamo (SF), B.A., M.F.A. Phil. Lic., University of Turku,
Finland. Associate Professor, UCLA. Researcher, Writer & Curator.
Specialities include media archaeology and the history of media art.
Writings translated in 11 languages. Books (in Finnish) include "The
Archaeology of Virtuality" (1995), "The Archaeology of the Moving
Image" (1996) and "Phantasmagoria" (2000). Curator of many
exhibitions, including Digital Mediations (Art Center, Pasadena 1995),
Unexpected Obstacles - Perry Hoberman (ZKM Karlsruhe, 1998) and Alien
Intelligence (KIASMA Museum of Contemporary Art, Helsinki 2000).
Creator of the installation "Ride of Your Life" (SurroGate2, ZKM,
Karlsruhe, 1998). Director and script writer of TV series for YLE (The
Finnish TV). Member of media festival organizing committees and
juries, including Interactive Media Festival (L.A., 1995) and
Portraits in Cyberspace (MIT Media Lab, 1996).

Reflections on Digital Arts, Codes and Coders



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about the net


Every fourth Friday of the month at 9 pm the Edith Russ Site For Media
Art broadcasts artists videos on Oldenburg's open access television O

Next broadcast on Friday, 25 February 2005, 9.05-11 pm

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actually about fimmuseum in brussels

2.- Filmmuseum
Musée du cinéma

Rue Baron Horta 9 Baron Hortastraat
Bruxelles 1000 Brussel
Tel : 02 507 83 70


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Mythical Creature
Quicktime Movie(1.2M)
Download it!

image two

Butterfly Dance
Quicktime Movie(1.4M)
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image three

Lost Fish
Quicktime Movie(1.3M)
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These three works were done between 1970-1973. It was an interactive
system. The objects' movement axis of rotation were controlled using
buttons and switches. A light pen device was used to generate a path.





Lillian F. Schwartz