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amberFest'13 PechaKucha Night Istanbul Special "Did you plug in?"
Nov 01, 2013
Die Poesie des Erweiterten Raumes
BY UWE BRÜCKNER
@ VOL 21
ON APR 14, 2012
A room is defined by its demarcations, the exclusion from its environment, the limitation of the room for manoeuvre and the space for thought, its volume, its dimensions, its room shell and its haptic materials, its lightning and its acoustic and narrative potential. The expandable room is a vision of a room, “which casts its shadows into the future” and – metaphorically speaking – creates shadows of the room. By the use of projected film, a virtual expansion and transformation is possible; the perception of room or spatial dimensions is not limited through physical borders anymore but solely dependent on the imaginative potential.
The associated, the imagined and poetical room takes the real room’s place. (in German)
Ein Raum wird bestimmt durch seine Umgrenzung, die Ausgrenzung des Umfeldes, die Eingrenzung des Handlungs-, Denk- und Spielraumes, sein Volumen, seine Dimension, seine Raumhülle und ihre haptische Materialität, seine Beleuchtung und sein akkustisches und narratives Potential. Der erweiterte Raum ist eine Vision von Raum, "der seinen Schatten voraus wirft" und Raumschatten im metaphorischen Sinn kreiert. Durch den Einsatz von projeziertem Film ist eine virtuelle Erweiterung und Verwandlung des Raumes möglich; die Wahrnehmung von Raum oder der Raumdimensionen ist nicht mehr durch die physischen Grenzen limitiert sondern allein vom Imaginationspotential abhängig. An die Stelle des realen Raumes tritt der assoziierte, der imaginierte, tritt der Poetische Raum.
Jen Arbo talks about her various DIY and home grown projects, and how she came to fall in love with life outside the city. She shows how she has, along with her husband, moved from building a chicken coop, to making everything from a new dresser, to homebrew beers, and the benefits that come from creating so much in her own house.
Power, Passion, Purpose
Designing the Future
BY YUKI SAKATA
ON SEP 23, 2013
At Yuki Sakata's company, everyone works together as a team to create the final product. From the customers and their kids to the architects to the handimen, they each talk about their ideas over morning coffee and collaborate to make them happen. (In Japanese)
A Life in the Making
Carl Bass began building, making from a very young age with erector sets. This snowballed as he grew. He later moved on to making things out of wood. Now he's devoted to making tools that help people to develop creations of their own.
"Presentation of the Day" on November 21, 2013.
How Much Did Your Ultrasound Cost?
BY SAGAR SAWANT
@ VOL 1
ON OCT 24, 2013
How much did your medical procedure cost? How much should it have cost? Where is the kayak.com for doctors? In this presentation Sagar Sawant shows us just how much the cost for procedures can vary. A hip replacement surgery in Ada, Oklahoma will cost $5,300 while the same procedure in California will cost $223,000. Sagar hopes to help make people more knowledgable about their choices so that medical costs will go down and care quality will go up.
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Happy Soil Project
It starts from a simple idea: taking a child's drawing of a house, and then actually building it using branches. David Pollard first initiated the project in Birmingham, England, where the structure was brought into the city center to amazing effect. Wanting to spread the idea to other places in the world, the next stop was Tachikawa in Tokyo, where he would try to recreate the experiment, this time converting an unused -- yet yakuza-owned -- piece of land. With the help of architecture students -- who had to take time to "rediscover" the simple act of building -- the installation was a success. It later turned into an art installation, eventually included as part of the Tokujin Yoshioka-curated "Second Nature" exhibition at 21_21 Design Sight in Roppongi, which was also accompanied by a children's workshop. David Pollard and Tomonari Waku presented the project at Pecha Kucha Night in Tokyo (Vol. 58), where they also expanded on other similar DIY experiments and installations.
A Theme for PKN Miami Vol. 12
PechaKucha Night in Miami Vol. 12 is set for June 9 at Lester's Coffee House, and here's more info on the event from organizer Carl Hildebrand (and you'll the list of presenters on the official event page).PechaKucha Miami celebrates Lester’s Coffee House recent opening by honoring it’s mission serving as a place for exchaning both products and ideas. The DIY – Do It Yourself theme for the evening event will feature speakers in professional photography, street art, wok cooking, independent radio, and hologram technology. Adding to the mix, for the first time ever, speakers will offer their products and services for the best barter they get from the guest audience.
Have you ever wanted to improve your sense of direction? How about sense magnetic fields, or naturally view life in infrared? Eric Boyd runs Toronto's hacker collective and DIY maker-space hacklab.to. In his presentation (at PKN Toronto Vol. 11) he discusses the future benefits of uniting the human body with technology.
Painting with Light
Light painting isn't a new art form by any stretch, but recently it's been revitalized and enhanced by the DIY community. In today's edition of Presentation of the Day, we see the extent to which the medium has grown. In his presentation (from PKN Barcelona Vol. 10) Mateusz Staniewski enlightens us on the finer details of the photographic art. The techniques he goes into include light-stenciling, freezing, and painting; when combining these methods the results are both literally and figuratively luminous. There's much more to be seen than said here, so for further illumination check out the full presentation.
PechaKucha Night Istanbul Special Event amberFest '13 "did you plug in"
PechaKucha Night Istanbul Special Event amberFest'13 ( technology and digital art festival) was held on November 1 at Roxy Club in Istanbul. So many guests and speakers came all around world for this special EU festival. on the stage, they were telling about their projects and works about technology, art and digital culture. Here is the some presenters details and photos links. And videos are coming soon! Please check the photos on : http://www.flickr.com/photos/44542090@N08/sets/72157637836744215/ Susa Pop- Public Art Lab and Connecting Cities Susa's project was about connection with festival cities on public street with Outdoor LEDs Martin Brysnkov Life Between Systems He spoke about how difficult it is for people who build technical systems for cities to predict what kind of life that people will live between those systems. Hideaki Ogawa - Ars Electronica Futurelab as Creative Catalysts Hideaki's project is known as a simple and consecutive interaction design combined digital technologies and analog technologies. Mahir Yavuz- United Colors of Dissent He was talking about his project with Orkan Telhan entitled United Colors of Dissent Yılmaz Kıymaz- A Growing Indie Community in Turkey He is independent game developer and GDT ( Game Development Turkey) admin, will talk about the GDT community and the game jam that will be organized as part of AMBER