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VA2440 Class 02

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VA2440 Class 02

  1. 1. VA2440<br />Class 02<br />Short History of Interactive Media<br />
  2. 2. Cybernetics<br />A feedback loop<br />
  3. 3. Command line<br />In the beginning was the command line<br />
  4. 4. Eliza<br />Joseph Weizenbaum<br />http://jerz.setonhill.edu/if/canon/eliza.htm<br />
  5. 5. Xerox Star<br />The first graphical user interface, developed at Xerox Parc<br />
  6. 6. Apple Lisa<br />The first commercial personal computer with a graphical user interface<br />
  7. 7. Multimedia authoring<br />Apple’s HyperCard and MacroMind’s Director<br />
  8. 8. Multimedia production<br />In the beginning most interactive media productions treated interactivity as the navigation of digital archive of traditional media<br />
  9. 9. Multimedia production<br />We can have a look of the Louvre Museumcd-rom, which was an award winning item in the 90s.<br />
  10. 10. Gerald Van DerKaap<br />Around 1993, a Dutch artist Gerald Van DerKaap created a useless CD-ROM, the BlindRomv 0.9 – The Prototype<br />http://www.xs4all.nl/~00kaap/blindrom.html<br />It has been packaged in the Mediamatic magazine in Amsterdam.<br />http://www.mediamatic.net/article-5877-en.html<br />
  11. 11. Gerald Van DerKaap<br />Let’s try out a rescued version of the BlindROM.<br />
  12. 12. Anti-ROM<br />Anti-Rom, an art group in London published a number of CD-ROMs and websites which have no functions but playful.<br />http://www.antirom.com/antirom01/<br />It becomes the later Tomato Interactive. And Andy Cameron leads the interactive department in Fabrica, Benetton, Italy<br />
  13. 13. John Maeda<br />John Maeda from MIT Media Lab created the Reactive Books series, which challenged the traditional multimedia products and treated computation as a creative and aesthetics platform.<br />
  14. 14. John Maeda<br />Let’s have a look of some demonstration of John Maeda’s works.<br />
  15. 15. Grahame Weinbrem<br />Grahame Weinbren worked on interactive video, which is a form of storytelling and did a number of works which we’ll talk about it in the Interactive Narrative class.<br />
  16. 16. Hung Keung & Bryan Chung<br />In the Heritage Museum opening exhibition, Hung Keung and Bryan Chung used a number of infra-red light sensors to detect participants motion in order to trigger various video display.<br />
  17. 17. David Rokeby<br />Very Nervous System – an interactive musical performance<br />
  18. 18. Greyworld<br />A UK artist group Greyworld produced The Source for the London Stock Exchange building, as an information visualization project.<br />
  19. 19. Karl Sims<br />Karl Sims produced a number of animations of artificial evolution.<br />
  20. 20. Participatory media<br />I like to include participatory media like Web 2.0, cosplay, parody, tactical media as various forms of interactive media.<br />

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