Activities

Drawing with Satellites

Drawing with Satellites

The GPS workshop with Esther Polak entitled ‘Drawing with Satellites’ went really well. We’ve published the results in a small Blurb book available here: http://tinyurl.com/5rv7vla or feel free to download a PDF here


Logo

Logo

Contemplating using the old Fields logo from early nineties. The shape is derived from the ‘image’ of the solar system represented in the binary transmission from the Arecibo telescope in the Search for Terrestrial Intelligence. In 1974 a number of modifications had been carried out to the transmitter, enabling it to broadcast signals at a […]


(hi)STORY – Viewing the Old Town from Hermione’s window

(hi)STORY – Viewing the Old Town from Hermione’s window

Klas’ piece is a stunning example of integrating theory with an intelligent making process. Catch it whilst you can at the SCHOP Gallery, St.Mary’s Street, Edinburgh. More on Klas’ piece here


IoT Digital Storytelling Workshop

IoT Digital Storytelling Workshop

Digital Storytelling Within an Internet of Things A three hour workshop at The third International Conference on Interactive Digital Storytelling November 1st – 3rd 2010, Edinburgh UK. The movement from a screen based experience of the internet to one in which everything is connected in the actual world is slowly becoming a reality. The advent of smart phones and […]


Talk at Bauhaus

Talk at Bauhaus

Well sort of. Professor Andrea Haase at HS Anhalt, Architecture School invited me to give two lectures. The department are based at the Gropius site. University campus meets tourist attraction. The buildings are in good shape and remain fascinating artefacts. Lectures constructed a narrative between the Less Remote paper, Leonardo April issue, and the City […]


Pecha Kucha Edinburgh

Pecha Kucha Edinburgh

Gave a very speedy talk on time / memory / place at Edinburgh Pucha Kucha night. The classic 20 slides, 20 seconds each makes for an interesting presentation model! Used a classic research question posed by the eminent social scientist Steve Patrick Morrissey: How Soon is Now? http://www.pecha-kucha.org/night/edinburgh/


Phylogeny Workshop

Phylogeny Workshop

In preparation for a new Journal that Mike Phillips and I are preparing, we through a very interesting workshop around the theme of Phylogeny. This is the project site that reveals all, http://www.ubiquity.net/phylogeny turned out to be amazing. Lots of mini-talks around the theme and a great deal of discussion that unpacked the many dimensions […]


Digital Skin workshop

Digital Skin workshop

Documentation of the first years Digital Skin 48 hour workshop at the Inspace Gallery at the School of Informatics. Working in teams of 4/5 the students were encouraged to make a short video piece that responded to the idea of a skin for the building. Because the data projectors at Inspace project on to translucent […]


ISA World Congress of Sociology July 2010

ISA World Congress of Sociology July 2010

Chris will be taking part in the ISA conference this year in Sweden and will be organising a session with Gianni Corino (University of Plymouth). See abstract below: Session 4: Social habitats and high-tech: the internet of things Ubiquitous computing, locative media and electronic tagging is moving data from hard-disks into the street, and building […]


Seminar at School of Geosciences

Seminar at School of Geosciences

Chris was invited to…