(originally created and posted on Arduino blog)
The work of Afroditi Psarra includes experimentation with embroidery, soft circuit and diy electronics. I got in touch with her after discovering she was holding a workshop in Barcelona around sound performances using Lilypad Arduino along with a really cool embroidered synthesizer (…and also submitting her project to Maker Faire Rome !).
Even if her background is in fine arts, as a little girl she got interested in creative ways of expression: on one side she was lucky enough to have all sorts of after-school activities that included painting, theater games and learning but also how to program using LOGO and QBasic. That was in the days of black-and-white terminals and MS-DOS commands:
I still remember the excitement of not knowing what to expect at the opposite side of the screen. So for me, technology has always been a major part of my life.
(EN) Radiohead’s new video didn’t use any camera or camcorder. Their song “House of Cards” goes visual through technologies able to capture data in real-time:
In this video, 64 lasers rotating and shooting in a 360 degree radius 900 times per minute produced all the exterior scenes.
(IT) L’ultimo video dei Radiohead non ha utilizzato alcuna macchina fotografica o telecamera per la sua realizzazione. La canzone “House of Cards” è infatti accompagnata da visuals realizzati attraverso tecnologie in grado di catturare dati in real-time:
In questo video tutte le scene sono state prodotte con 64 laser che ruotando catturano dati a 360 gradi, 900 volte al minuto.