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VR Tropolis Cinekid 2015

VR Tropolis Cinekid 2015

For the Cinekid Festival 2015 in Amsterdam we created VR Tropolis. VR Tropolis is a DIY virtual reality environment made out crafted scale models. The crafted models were 3D scanned by our special developed 3D scan trains. The VR game is made for the Android platform with the Duvoris Dive SDK. When you build your own VR Headset and have an… Read more →

Crafting at the different cities

Crafting at the different cities

The placing of the models in the virtual world seems to be a hard job. But we’re working on it. On the other hand, the crafting of the models by the kids is going very well. Here you can view some pictures of the crafting proces at the different cities.  Assen, under the guidance of Isabel Pedersen.   San Sebastian, under the guidance of… Read more →

The 3D scanner

The 3D scanner

We are developing a 3D scanner that will be used to scan the physical scale models made by the participants. The 3D scans will be made out of set of photo’s the scanner will make of the scale model that will be positioned on a turning plate. Each time the plate will turn a bit and then two webcams will shoot… Read more →

The second idea

The second idea

Over time, the plan evolved into a new idea with more opportunities for the participant. When the craft works made by the participants can be individually scanned, the objects from different locations can be placed together in the virtual world. In this way, there really is one European city to be built. So the 3D scanning of the table by 3 Kinects,… Read more →

European Identity, the first idea

European Identity, the first idea

In the installations and workshops we develop for children (Nou&Herkauw), we like to start thinking from the idea of crafting. In the new media art installations we exhibit (Snow), the spectator always has an important role. Most of the time our artworks could not exist when the spectator would not participate in the work. In the idea for an new media installation… Read more →

European Identity 2014, the assignment

European Identity 2014, the assignment

In november 2013 Snow (Adri Schokker en Ruben Boxman) was chosen by K&C (center of expertise and project organization for art and culture) in Assen, The Netherlands, to perform an art assignment. Below you can read a part of this art assignment, called European Identity 2014. ‘European Identity’ is the title of this media-art assignment which is part of K&C’s European… Read more →