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ITEM project: Virtually facticious

Fuchs, M and Hott, W 2004, ITEM project: Virtually facticious , UNSPECIFIED. (Unpublished)

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Abstract

The project will research different concepts of 'memory' and its representation in an interactive virtual environment. Over the course of the project the participants are engaging in research into a variety of subjects, such as artistic and commercial computer games, online communities, interactivity and communication in shared virtual spaces as well as the different software tools for the construction of virtual environments. BT's technology and IT operations business, BT Exact, is supporting the research project by offering its in-house developed TARA rendering engine for the construction of this virtual roadmap to over 60 years of participants' memories in and around Liverpool. The project also invites project participants and partners to think about the way they visualise memory, how they share their memories and who with. The findings of this research will inform the creation of a virtual environment representing participants' memories and a research report, ready to be presented in December 2004.

Item Type: Other
Additional Information: ITEM is a pilot research and development programme aimed at exploring and developing the potential of new media tools for exhibition and exposition.
Themes: Subjects / Themes > N Fine Arts > N Visual arts (General) For photography, see TR
Subjects / Themes > T Technology > T Technology (General)
Subjects outside of the University Themes
Schools: Colleges and Schools > College of Arts & Social Sciences > School of Arts & Media > Centre for Media, Art & Design Research and Engagement (MADRE)
Colleges and Schools > College of Arts & Social Sciences > School of Arts & Media
Refereed: Yes
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Funders: Darkhorse Venture, BT Exact
Depositing User: H Kenna
Date Deposited: 29 Jan 2009 11:21
Last Modified: 20 Aug 2013 16:54
URI: http://usir.salford.ac.uk/id/eprint/1404

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