Week Two: Theory and Practice

This week we thought about the concepts of theory and practice and identifying the links they have with each other. As a class, we established that the concept of theory is a set of discourse aligned to the interaction of the practice. We discussed how theory is a systematic way of thinking and can be…

Week One: Art- Craft -Research?

This week we looked at the relationships between art, craft and research, paying particular attention to the difference between art and craft. “Art is an expression of imagination, feelings and ideas in a visual form, with aesthetic and emotional value. It is an open-ended, unstructured form of work that cannot be reproduced. Craft is an…

Final Experimentation

Our last two experimentations were quite successful. We fine-tuned the video and audio, creating an original poem to match our work. When playing with the placement of the projections we stumbled across an interesting accidental aspect of ghosting through the sheet. We also decided to move away from our created soundboards as they didn’t add…

Contextual Analysis

My digital artefact ‘Making VR’ was developed under the premise that i would be teaching myself how to create a virtual reality space. To present my work i decided on creating a few blog posts that showed what i had attempted to create and any challenges and success i had with creating the virtual space.…

Final Outcome

 My last few attempts at creating in Unreal Engine were quite successful, i think I’m just starting to get a hang of how to make things. I continued to build the house from the previous post, adding windows, doors and furniture using the pre-made blueprints. The photos and video below show the product of my…

The value of Patience

In my next attempts at creating in Unreal Engine i decided to try and create a basic house. I wasn’t sure how it would turn out but i was pleased with my efforts. I used the box shape to make the walls and floor, and used the materials in the content folder to add texture…

Week 13: Progress

Moving on from last week, we moved away from the corridor style space and hung a black sheet to create a walk around space. We moved the projectors so that they projected onto opposite sides of the sheet, and moved the soundboards underneath the sheet to bring the audio and visual into one focal point.…