Wednesday, December 10, 2014

seeing our thoughts

What if we could peep inside our mind? Artists and scientists working together visualise the scenarion in the'Allosphere'. It is indeed difficult to classify this as either art or science, and it shows how the two disciplines can effectively come together for futhering human understanding and knowledge!


Composer JoAnn Kuchera-Morin is the director of the Center for Research in Electronic Art Technology (CREATE) at UC Santa Barbara.

Composer JoAnn Kuchera-Morin works on the Allosphere, one of the largest scientific and artistic instruments in the world. Based at UCSB, the Allosphere and its 3D immersive theater maps complex data in time and space. Kuchera-Morin founded the Center for Research in Electronic Art Technology (CREATE) and has been the director since its birth in 1986. In 2000 she began work on a Digital Media Center within the California NanoSystems Institute at Santa Barbara. Her fascinations include gestural interfaces for performance and the expression of complex data in nontraditional forms.

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