The Virtual Reality Hype. Medea Vox with Susan Kozel, Maria Engberg and Jay David Bolter

Virtual reality is celebrated as the ultimate medium for storytelling. Some even say that virtual reality can make you feel empathy in ways that no other media could. Should we believe the hype? This is Medea Vox podcast featuring researchers from Living Archives project, Susan Kozel (professor of new media) … Continue reading

Living Archives @ Curatorial Challenges Conference, 26-27 May 2016

Event: Curatorial Challenges International Conference Location: University of Copenhagen Date: 26-27 May 2016 Paper title: Living Archives: Artistic research approaches to mixed-reality curating Temi Odumosu, Maria Engberg and Susan Kozel will be presenting some of Living Archives approaches to mixed reality curating, at the Curatorial Challenges conference, organised by the … Continue reading

Paper on ‘Affective and Rhythmic Engagement with Archival Material’ presented at NODEM 2014

This is the abstract of a paper presented at the NODEM 2014 conference “Engaging Spaces – Interpretation, Design and Digital Strategies”, December 1-3, 2014. Affective and Rhythmic Engagement with Archival Material: Experiments with Augmented Reality Authors: Susan Kozel, Jacek Smolicki and Daniel Spikol Digital content in Augmented Reality platforms tends … Continue reading

Maria Engberg: Using augmentation technologies to mediate stories

How may augmentation technologies be used to mediate ‘stories’ based on archival material? And how do you design for it? These are a few of the questions that Maria Engberg, assistant professor in media technology at Malmö University, will explore in the Living Archives research project. For a brief introduction … Continue reading

Performing Archives: Artistic research, archives and augmented reality

Performing Archives was one week workshop, from the 28th of April to the 2nd of Maj 2014, hosted by the Living Archives in collaboration with the DAMA network. Performing Archives explored the notion of ethereal media in the context of augmented performances. Throughout the week, themes and concepts emerged around what it means to search for the perfect moment and how augmented reality can transform social performative settings.

Artistic Research in dance and augmented reality

The DAMA network is connecting students and teachers in dance and various disciplines of design and new media, from the Nordic and Baltic countries, in order to meet and do interdisciplinary practice-based artistic research together. Performing Archives is part of performance strand of Living Archives and a continuation of the AffeXity project. In Performing Archives, researchers and students worked together in a series of talks and workshops with the notion of cultural and personal archives. In addition, this was explored in conjunction with mobile augmented reality and social media applications as tools for content creation, prototyping and archiving. Continue reading

Passages and Tunnels at Re-New 2013

Update Oct 28 – the official invitation to take part in AffeXity: Passages & Tunnels is published here. AffeXity: Passages and Tunnels is a project on “affect in urban spaces”, which will be performed at the Re-New Digital Arts Festival in Copenhagen, October, 2013. Living Archives project members Susan Kozel and Daniel … Continue reading

Project news: Seminar on augmented (un)-reality

The Living Archives project group meets in person on a bi-weekly basis for seminars on poignant topics and discussions on what directions we should take. This week’s meeting was on the topic of Augmented Reality (AR), led by Daniel Spikol. The discussion on future directions of AR in this project … Continue reading