Virtual Unreality, a new interactive exhibition in the Exploratorium's Seeing Gallery, features Scalable Cities by Sheldon Brown and is open to the public from September 14, 2007-January 7, 2008.
posted on: December 18, 2007
UCSD Visual Arts department is recruiting for a Assistant Professor, tenure-track to Associate Professor, tenured, beginning July 1, 2008. Seeking an artist with a proven exhibition record whose work exhibits an in-depth understanding of computing and its relationship to contemporary art and its discourses.
posted on: December 11, 2007
CRCA Researcher Amy Alexander announces the release of SVEN CV computer vision software. SVEN CV is a software application for real time tracking of pedestrians, using OpenCV. Its robust build has features for tracking several individuals with all kinds of foreground and background occlusions. It
also provides real-time subjective features such as face detection and expression; hair and clothing color; segmentation of the body to give positions for head, shoulders, and torso; direction of movement and more. It transfers the data including the coordinates of the person's outline (matte) to a specified IP address or the local machine via a UDP port. It supports input from both live camera and AVI files.
posted on: December 03, 2007
CRCA researcher and Visual Arts graduate student Micha Cardenas was awarded a 2007-2008 UCIRA Open Classroom Challenge Grant to teach a course on "Collective Art Practice - Performative and Networked Approaches to Challenging Power."
posted on: November 21, 2007
"Sanctuary" -- by Pulitzer Prize-winning composer Roger Reynolds, founding director of CRCA, was recently presented at the National Gallery in Washington, D.C.
"Sanctuary" is the latest in a series of works Reynolds been mounting for decades, and incorporates everything from theater to computers to experimental psychology.