Yearly Archives for 2007

History of Zelda Documentary

‘Zelda No Video’ is a documentary about Nintendo’s ‘Legend of Zelda‘ series by Enterbrain in Japan. It was made in 2003 but was never officially translated into English. However earlier this year Zentendo released a fansub of the documentary, which … Continue reading

14. October 2007 by Kieran
Categories: 8bit, Film, Video Games | Tags: , , , , | Leave a comment

Benetton Flipbook Deluxe

Over the last couple of weeks I’ve been using this great flipbook creator from benettonplay.com with a beginners animation class. It was developed by Fabrica, Bennetton’s R&D center. A clever feature of this little web app is that in addition … Continue reading

28. September 2007 by Kieran
Categories: Animation, Flash | Tags: , | Leave a comment

Synth Candy

The Synth Eastwood photoshop I submitted for the event of the same name is in the latest issue of Candy, it’s part of a montage… but it’s there! Candy is an Irish produced design magazine, featuring local and international content. … Continue reading

09. September 2007 by Kieran
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8bit Chiptune Workshop @ LABoral

A couple of weeks ago I attended an 8bit chiptune workshop at LABoral in Gijón in the Asturias region Spain. The workshop was part of series of such running alongside LABoral’s Gameworld exhibition (a Second Life workshop had taken place … Continue reading

15. August 2007 by Kieran
Categories: 8bit, Circuit Bending, Music | Tags: , , , , | Leave a comment

Björk’s reacTABLE

Here’s a great video from Björk‘s recent performance at Glastonbury showing the reacTABLE, tangible multi-touch interface as an integral part of her live instrumentation… Björk always pushing the boundaries and embracing new music technology… More info on reacTABLE here and … Continue reading

27. June 2007 by Kieran
Categories: Music, Physical Computing, Tangible Interfaces | Tags: , , , , | Leave a comment

Mobile TV, Toon Boom & Machinima @ Darklight

I caught a few of the presentations at Friday’s session of the Darklight 2007 symposium. First up was a talk from reps of 02, Eircom, Babelgum and RTÉ about the future of television and how mobile-tv and tv-on-demand rewrite the … Continue reading

24. June 2007 by Kieran
Categories: Animation, Hacking | Tags: , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Good Copy Bad Copy

This great documentary by ROSFORTH examines sampling culture, digital distribution, how copyright laws are struggling to remain effective and how they must evolve. “Everyone has been bombarded with media. We’ve almost been forced to use it as an art form. … Continue reading

20. June 2007 by Kieran
Categories: Copyright, Music | Tags: , , , | Leave a comment

FÍS07 – Dundalk IT Multimedia Exhibition

This week Dundalk IT’s department of Music & Creative media held it’s fifth annual multimedia exhibition. On display were interactive projects from the 3rd and 4th year multimedia degree students. The teams did a great job, their imagination and hard … Continue reading

16. June 2007 by Kieran
Categories: Arduino, Design, Tangible Interfaces, Video Games | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , | 1 comment

Synth Eastwood

With apologies to Bob Moog… A chop and paste photoshop I’ve submitted for this weekend’s ‘Synth Eastwood‘ exhibition.

10. May 2007 by Kieran
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Rock, Scissors, (Research) Paper

DKIT’s Department of Music & Creative Media recently held it’s 4th Annual Research Colloquium. Nine papers were presented by students and staff, ranging from the effects of social networking sites on peoples lives to the middle east conflict. I made … Continue reading

07. May 2007 by Kieran
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