More Immersive Environments: Panoramic Room 2.0

Panoramic Room 2.0 from Carlos Freitas on Vimeo. Last week, we traveled to Portugal to see an immersive mapped environment produced by Lisbon’s Dub Video Connection. Now, the artists share the sequel with CDM. Well worth watching for more context. It’s especially nice seeing the more abstract geometrical visual language combined with figurative work – no need to be overly restricted in this way. Previously: Lounge in a Projection-Mapped Living Room? Panoramic Room, Portugal

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Lounge in a Projection-Mapped Living Room? Panoramic Room, Portugal

PANORAMIC ROOM | OPTIMUS CLUBBING | CASA DA MÚSICA | 2012 from Dub Video Connection on Vimeo. So, you may be a casual fan of projection mapping. Or, you may be a superfan, who dreams of reclining in your Barcalounger, replacing all your lightbulbs with projectors, and moving into a projection-mapped living room. I imagine the latter when I watch this project from Dub Video Connection, the Portugese design agency, at Porto’s spaceship-like performance center, Casa da Musica. This is the sort of thing we’ve seen before – in fact, you’ll see stuff very like this at mapping workshops of …

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Visions of Bleeps and Beats: Images and Video from Handmade Music

“Handmade music” has now been taken up by groups in cities around the world, without any central organization. It’s an open celebration of experimentation in music making and sound. Here, we get a look at the event series we’ve been running here in New York that helped spawn those others. Part of what I like about playing live is that it is unpredictable. We get to get together and try things, play wildly divergent styles of music, and explore ideas for what to play, all with a friendly group of people. So, here – thanks to the lovely videography of …

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Beautiful Sonic Sculptures from Portugal, and Announcing Handmade Music Porto

Sonoridades Líquidas [Liquid Sounds] from Rui Penha on Vimeo. Wonderful work in sculpting sound into beautiful handmade electronic-acoustical instruments is pouring out of Portugal. Now we get to see more of that work – and if you are in Portugal, you can share in person at a new event. The Handmade Music project and community has found its second home – Porto, Portugal, at the massive Casa da Música! The first event will be held Tuesday, July 21. (Full announcement, English/Português). De hardware a software feito em casa até circuit bending, kits personalizados ou instrumentos acústicos originais, todos estão convidados …

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