Museum Apps

Most of Paris’s famous exhibit centers such as The Centre Pompidou and the Louvre have applications with online audioguides and sources for viewers to prepare and enjoy their visit. Thus when interviewing viewers I realised they didn’t necessarily use the app or even download it.. > How can I get viewers to use tech if …

The Pareto Principle – 80/20 Rule

The Pareto Rule that most marketers swear about states that “a minority of causes, inputs or effort usually lead to a majority of results, outputs or rewards.” (Koch, 1997, p11). It is the idea of “Hooking the right customers” (Koch, 1997, p..) which contradicts the previous statement I had regarding trying to interest a larger …

Outliers – 10 000 Hour Rule

Artists put their heart and souls into their works. Spending hours behind their canvas and notepads scribbling away. In M.Gladwell’s notable Outliers he underlines the importance of training. Emphasizing on the the 20 hours per week for 10 years amounting to undeniable success. >Thus wouldn’t recording these hours, this strenuous training be relevant? >isn’t the journey as …

3D VR Painting – Tilt Brush – Google

Technology offers endless means of expression for storytelling. Further research led me to find this innovative brush by google; The Tilt Brush. Allowing artists to create art in a three-dimensional virtual space using HTC Vive VR Headset and controllers. This could allow one to record an artists performance thus allowing one to create content for …

Artists & Robots

I had the opportunity to visit the exhibit “Artists & Robots” @thegrandpalais tackling a very contemporary idea; can robots be artists? It was quite interesting to see the evolution of these robots. From non intelligent machines executing what they were programmed to do, to the development of AI simulating human intelligence and to some extent …

Tutorial 05/07

The main points that I have to be aware of moving forward are the following: Be mindful of the focus – wether it’s research or art classes – why it’s going to benefit the research Give a very thorough account of those who are going to benefit from this – it’s about the actual problem …

GOOGLE break

I had previously seen that google was developing a very interesting platform for the art scene and more specifically musuems. The lead of the project Amit Sood calls this the “Musueum of Musueums on the Web”. This plaftorm allows the public to view museums through their computers and create their own collections. Making art not …

Hong Kong – Tech

Researching the asian art market opened my eyes on a whole different world. Hong Kong’s dynamism with regards to art and the pass at which people buy and trade spiked some excitement in me. This led me to think, “how can the setting and the way we view art works emit that vibe?” The use …

Feeding in the feedback

After the intervention and the session with Diana I realised how important it was to focus on something that was narrower and more precise as a medium (sculpture, painting etc.) Focusing my attention on a specific area of the industry would make it easier as the technology of the software that used will not necessarily …