Conference 5–9 August 2012
Exhibition 7–9 August 2012
Los Angeles Convention Center

Mediating the Material and the Immaterial: The Embodiment of Sound, Light, and Social Life in Spatial Practices

Mediating the Material and the Immaterial: The Embodiment of Sound, Light, and Social Life in Spatial Practices

Tuesday, 7 August 10:45 AM - 12:15 PM | Los Angeles Convention Center, Room 406AB
Session Chair: Tad Hirsch, University of Washington School of Art

Soundspheres: Resonant Chamber

Resonant Chamber is a responsive interior envelope system that deploys the principles of rigid origami to transform the acoustic environment through dynamic spatial, material, and electro-acoustic technologies. The project is developed through iterative research in computational testing and full-scale prototype installation.

Geoffrey Thün
University of Michigan and RVTR

Kathy Velikov
University of Michigan and RVTR

Colin Ripley
Ryersron University and RVTR

Lisa Sauve
RVTR

Wes Mcgee
University of Michigan

Within an Ocean of Light: Creating Volumetric Lightscapes

The Ocean of Light project uses volumetric visualisation techniques based on 3D grids of individually addressable points of light to create compelling and immersive mixed-reality experiences.

Anthony Rowe
Oslo School of Architecture and Design

Entr'acte

Entr’acte is a model from theater for analyzing and understanding hybrid and evanescent moments of the commons in transition today, for disciplining how we see and form public space and discourse.

Jordan Geiger
University at Buffalo