Dan Sandin-Immersive spaces and radical technologies; Chicago videoscene, artware, CAVE

  • 22. 05. 2008
  • 22/05/2008 - 23/05/2008
  • 00:00
  • IIM, Technická 2

Thursday May 22, 12:20 – 6 p.m., FAMU, U2 – From Video Art to Virtual Reality, (ART) X (Computer Science)
Thursday May 22, 7:30 p.m., Školská 28, www.skolska28.czChicago Electronic Video Art and Performance from the 1970s
discussion and projection
Friday May 23, 12:45 – 6 p.m., IIM – VR CAVE workshop

Dan Sandin

Professor at the School of the Art and Design, University of Illinois in Chicago, director of interdisciplinary research laboratory EVL (Electronic Visualization Laboratory), artist, designer and developer of the tools for electronic image processing (analogue Sandin Image Processor). He is also the co-developer of the first “virtual reality theater” CAVE (1992, with Tom de Fanti) and other VR or AR applications (ImmersaDesk, Varrier) and one of the leading figures in the history of image-based electronic art. His work has dealt with video art, interactive video, immersive electronic environments, video game technology, virtual reality and open source movement.

In Prague, he will, among other things, talk about the relation between analogue and digital tools; cooperation and communication of artists with engineers and vice versa; about peculiarities of Chicago audiovisual scene of the 1970s; about his own artistic development from analogue video to 3D applications and also about why and how should artists enter the CAVE.

With the support: IIM, Trust for Mutual Understanding, FAMU, ARTYČOK.TV, DigiLab

Watch the stream at dl.avu.cz


Article informing about Dan Sandin’s visit and Institute of Intermedia in Tyden magazine (in Czech):




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