Installation pictures of a new augmented reality game and interactive sculpture on the grounds of the Parthenon Museum in Nashville Tennessee for FLEX IT! My Body My Temple developed in collaboration with Landscape Sculptor/Designer Becky Heavner.
Our installation for the Parthenon is a mobile augmented reality game called Pygmalion’s Challenge. In June, we had the help of nine volunteers who installed the markers for our game. If you walk around the grounds, you will see the markers. They are aluminum square pieces with animal-shapes cut from each center. They are angled and set in the earth with plants growing in and around them.
Check back in mid-August on the Pygmalion’s Challenge game page for links to download the game designed for iOS and Android.
The Denver Theatre District and Denver Digerati present Friday Flash No.4, a program of motion based art by resident artists from Denver’s RedLine Studios. RedLine is a diverse urban laboratory where art, education and community converge, and one of the most respected artist residency programs in the region. RedLine engages approximately 15 to 20 artists at any given time for durations of up to three years, with a structure that supports both emerging and mentoring contemporary artists. Friday Flash No. 4 will present works by some of the current crop of resident artists who have a concentration in motion-based art or have projects that extend into that realm, including Katie Martineau-Caron, Nikki Pike, Katie Watson, Lurke (Laura Shill in collaboration with Burke Miles), Donald Fodness (in collaboration with Barry Whittaker and Mike Bernhardt) as well as Bryan Leister and Justin Beard, two commissioned artists for Friday Flash No 5. The works will be shown on the LED screen at 14th and Champa Street in downtown Denver on Friday, August 9th starting at 6:30 PM.
To coincide with the Denver Theater Film district’s Digital Digerati film commission series I was invited to create a new work for the Plus Gallery’s show Mirage in 2013. Seven artists were asked to propose artworks for exhibition and I created Interactive Reliquary, a sculpture consisting of 3D digital prints and an interactive game using the newly released OUYA game console.
The Plus Gallery is recognized as one of the most progressive galleries in Denver since it’s opening in 2001. The Denver Post named Plus the “Art Space of the Year” in 2009.
I was commissioned to create a new work by the Denver Theater District for the new Denver Digerati collection. This collection of films will be premiered on September 20th on the Denver Theater District’s LED screens located in downtown Denver.
I conducted two overflow sessions for the 2013 Colorado Creative Careers Festival held at the Auroria Campus in Denver. I showed how to operate in a video game environment, writing code and working on game mechanics.
The photography in the exhibition is amazing by regional and national photographers – Sally Stockhold, Andrew Beckham, David Agee, Robert Buelteman and Michael McConnell . My piece is more of a live video installation than true photography, but the effect of portraits glowing in the bottle does have a photographic quality.