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open source

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1997
From: 
1997

open_source is a project by Vivian Selbo, with Java programming by Clem Paulsen, commissioned by Gallery9/Walker Art Center through a grant from the Jerome Foundation.

The Fog chat was originally created by Hannes Wallnöfer who generously offered the source code.

Problem Definition: 

Visual experience, with multithreaded chat.

Approach: 
Was very much a repurposing of a very well designed Java chat engine.

FIDGET

To: 
1997
From: 
1996

The presentation of Fidget is a collaboration between the Whitney Museum of American Art at Philip Morris, Printed Matter and Stadium.
Fidget was originally commissioned by The Whitney Museum of American Art at Philip Morris as a collaboration with vocalist Theo Bleckmann. The live performance was at The Whitney Museum of American Art at Philip Morris on June 16, 1998 at 8p.m. Bleckmann's vocal interpretations of Fidget are available online at Stadium via Real Audio.

Problem Definition: 

With Keneth Goldsmith and Stadiumweb, created an interactive interpretation of his book, FIDGET.

Approach: 
Electronic text of the book wa provided bu the author. Munged into chunks by chapter and sentence. Indexed. Java reads these tezts, linking them and adding Z-buffer, vector, and velocity information. Displayed in the Java browser, using various buffering techniques.
Result: 
Can still be found at http://www.stadiumweb.com/fidget/fidget.html
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