synthecology at WIRED NEXTFEST 2005

Participants: Geoffrey Allen Baum, Helen-Nicole Kostis, HyeYun Park, Marientina Gotsis, Todd Margolis, Ben Chang, Dan St. Clair, Hyunjoo Oh, Robb Drinkwater, Jon Greene

Institutions: Applied Interactives, SAIC, Columbia College


June 24-26, 2005 (9:00am - 6:00pm)
Navy Pier
Festival Hall A

synthecology combines the possibilities of tele-immersive collaboration with a new architecture for virtual reality sound immersion to create a environment where musicians from all locations can interactively perform and create sonic environments.

synthecology is being created as a collaboration of students and faculty from the Electronic Visualization Laboratory at the University of Illinois at Chicago, The School of the Art Institute of Chicago, and Columbia College Chicago, through the Applied Interactives organization.

The purpose of Applied Interactives, NFP is to educate the art and science community about the medium of Virtual Reality as an interactive, computer-generated, immersive computer graphics environment. Applied Interactives, NFP plans to advance the medium through research and experimentation as well as provide a bridge to bring the technology out of institutional labs and into more publicly accessible arenas. Applied Interactives, NFP intends to propagate the medium by providing support and direct access to the resources necessary for artists and scientists to exhibit and develop works in the medium.


Date: June 24, 2005 - June 26, 2005
Synthecology shore view - Applied Interactives

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