No Traces of Sentimentality at AND Festival

We were invited to present No Traces of Sentimentality during the AND Festival over Easter weekend at both Grizedale Forest in the English Lake District, and later the following week at Townley Hall in Lancashire. Although there had been snow the previous week, it was reasonably dry at Grizedale! Huge…

No Traces of Sentimentality

A large plant-like inflatable sculpture fills the museum space, its tentacles or branches reaching out to suck passers by in. The walls of the gallery are painted with large scale illustrations of head and pubic lice - parasites we'd rather not think about. The whole space echoes with the sounds…

Empty Stomach at ISEA 2009

Empty Stomach should be shown outside the Waterfront centre in Belfast next week, Thursday 27th and Friday 28th August, during the International Symposium on Electronic Art 2009. It has been quite a struggle with the Health and Safety authorities, so let's see if all goes well - keeping fingers crossed.…

New wireless system tested at Eurocultured

We have developed a new sensor data collection system using the wireless Bluetooth Arduino microcontroller boards. Three 3-axis (XYZ) accelerometers (ADXL3 from Spark Fun) were connected to the analogue input pins on the Arduino (X and Y axes only per accelerometer). The accelerometers were positioned near each of the three…

Empty Stomach premieres at Eurocultured 2009, Manchester!

Andy and Merja’s latest interactive bouncy sculpture “...Empty Stomach!” premiered at Manchester’s Eurocultured Festival over the May Bank Holiday weekend. Beautiful weather on the Sunday ensured the crowds a great day, and “...Empty Stomach!” enjoyed great success on its first public appearance. Young and old alike were fascinated by the…