Overall I was quite pleased the final installation. Although there are a few things I know I can work on to improve, I think it was a great starting point for me to understand the Sound Lab and how the array works as well as the limitations of the room – in terms of space, […]

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After yesterdays sorting out of projections I have been rethinking the space quite a lot. There is a lot of bleed from one screen to another so I think I really need to block off all corners of screens so that the back projections have a clean framed image on the white sheets. The array […]

Day one of install was mainly to get the projectors up and running. We had the box that enabled me to split the screens 3 ways but was just waiting on long enough cables to run from the computer to the projectors. I didn’t have the visuals ready yet so I just projected my Noctilucence […]

Unfortunately, I can’t make 3 display windows outputting from Resolume with Resolume Avenue – Resolume Arena is needed for this. This is unfortunate but I don’t think it is necessarily a big issue. I did some filming in the Forest of Dean at the weekend so I am thinking of editing up 3 videos that […]

I have been reading the book In The Field: The Art of Field Recording but Cathy Lane and Angus Carlyle. A couple of the conversations in the book have really hit me where they talk about being present in field recordings. I have never really thought about this before and it only struck me after […]

At the weekend I went to the Forest of Dean to do some ambisonic recordings of the forest. I left really early so that it wasn’t busy and to spend to whole day there. I have only been to the Forest of Dean once but have never really been there by myself or as a […]

The next step was to get the humidity and soil moisture sensors working with MAX MSP. link to tutorials: http://www.maxuino.org/video After uploading the Firmata I downloaded the maxuino max patch from the Maxuino website. I also needed to download a CNMAT-externals for the arduino to run through max. Then, following the stages in the maxuino.maxhelp […]

Over the past few days I have been thinking about active environments and what makes up an active environment. Something that has come to mind is moisture and humidity/temperature. So I thought I would buy a couple of sensors and try it out with Arduino. I have never really got to grips with Arduino and […]