Tuesday, May 26, 2009

Dorkbot ADL Meeting #5 Wrapup

The fifth meeting of Dorkbot Adelaide was an interesting one, and included presentations by sound artist Tristan Louth-Robins (a Masters student at the Electronic Music Unit) and visual effects artist Dan Thompson (of Rising Sun Productions).

Tristan spoke about his work in the area of minimal sound composition and work, and included a discussion of field recordings, technology and nostalgia. More information about Tristan's work can be found here.

Dan spoke about the background and demonstrated his approach to creating a DIY camera motion control setup as well as his ongoing efforts in the field of real-time physical control via the 3D animation package Maya. More information about Dan's work can be found here.