Arts

The IDIA is an advanced center for the exploration of aesthetic and interdisciplinary design thinking, informed by science and technology. Artists, designers, composers, and performers continuously are in collaboration – working in tandem with technicians and scientists in the research and design of new media projects. IDIA projects are exhibited nationally and internationally and the work disseminated at numerous conferences and presentations.

Interactive Installation

VBAM: VIRTUAL BROAD ART MUSEUM COMMISSION

Press Release View the VBAM project VBAM Introductory Lecture     [idia_gallery] [/idia_gallery] John Fillwalk and the Institute for Digital Intermedia Arts (IDIA Lab) at Ball State University were commissioned to design and build a virtual museum artworks for the Eli and Edythe Broad Art Museum in East Lansing, MI. The physical Museum, was designed […]

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The Firefly Effect

A virtual social installation by John Fillwalk, IDIA Lab and Jody Naderi, CAP This work, designed specifically for Nuit Blanche Toronto activates a locative field in which participants engage in dynamic social experience. Individual users of the app interact with a dynamic feedback system allowing them to find the cadence of a contemplative walk. Participants […]

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Final Wisdom I: Interactive Haptic Poetry Installation at SIGGRAPH 2010

Final Wisdom I is an interactive installation engaging viewers in a sensory exploration of temporal and spatialized poetry. Participants manipulate imagery, sound and language through their gesture, touch and proximity. The work is engaged through a framework of cameras and sensors that react to heat, position, and capacitance – presenting a shifting environment of reactive media and haptics. Final Wisdom I is the […]

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Displaced Resonance v2

IDIA Lab was invited to exhibit their virtual and hybrid artworks at the Third Art and Science International Exhibition at the China Science and Technology Museum in Beijing, China. http://www.idialabprojects.org/displacedresonance/ Displaced Resonance v2 John Fillwalk Michael Pounds IDIA Lab, Ball State University [idia_gallery] [/idia_gallery] Interactive installation, mixed media 2012 Displaced Resonance v2 is an interactive […]

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Virtual Hybrid

VBAM: VIRTUAL BROAD ART MUSEUM COMMISSION

Press Release View the VBAM project VBAM Introductory Lecture     [idia_gallery] [/idia_gallery] John Fillwalk and the Institute for Digital Intermedia Arts (IDIA Lab) at Ball State University were commissioned to design and build a virtual museum artworks for the Eli and Edythe Broad Art Museum in East Lansing, MI. The physical Museum, was designed […]

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Virtual Artworks

Virtual Artworks http://www.idialabprojects.org/displacedresonance/virtual.html   PROXY John Fillwalk with Michael Olson, Composer and IDIA Lab. 2012. In the virtual installation, PROXY, visitors shape the construction of a sculptural and sonic response to the virtual museum. The work progresses to form, eventually transforming to become structural support for the building. When multiple users are in the environment, their avatars […]

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Flickr Gettr

At its essence, Flickr Gettr is a novel virtual interface bridging the virtual worlds to the wealth of shared real life imagery and information in Flickr. Currently on Display at the New Media Consortium, amongst others: http://slurl.com/secondlife/NMC%20Campus%20West/137/100/21 USAGE Participants query to search public image folders at Flickr web-service. Queries pulls related images from Flickr and feeds […]

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Traversal

Traversal for Pipe Organ is a virtual performance exploring connectivity between worlds. As the name implies, it is a temporary link between the live pipe organ in a concert hall and a multi-user virtual world. “Physical” actions and events in the virtual realm compose the work in real time with the end product being a […]

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Human Computer Interface

Final Wisdom I: Interactive Haptic Poetry Installation at SIGGRAPH 2010

Final Wisdom I is an interactive installation engaging viewers in a sensory exploration of temporal and spatialized poetry. Participants manipulate imagery, sound and language through their gesture, touch and proximity. The work is engaged through a framework of cameras and sensors that react to heat, position, and capacitance – presenting a shifting environment of reactive media and haptics. Final Wisdom I is the […]

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ChromaChord: A Virtual Musical Instrument

ChromaChord: A Virtual Musical Instrument IDIA Lab: Ball State University   ChromaChord utilizes a combination of the Oculus Rift headset and an attached Leap Motion controller to create an immersive 3D VMI environment. The Oculus Rift provides a three-paneled visual interface, through Unity, that allows the users to access different component windows of the instrument […]

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Displaced Resonance v2

IDIA Lab was invited to exhibit their virtual and hybrid artworks at the Third Art and Science International Exhibition at the China Science and Technology Museum in Beijing, China. http://www.idialabprojects.org/displacedresonance/ Displaced Resonance v2 John Fillwalk Michael Pounds IDIA Lab, Ball State University [idia_gallery] [/idia_gallery] Interactive installation, mixed media 2012 Displaced Resonance v2 is an interactive […]

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Microsoft Surface Museum Collection Portal

The IDIA has assembled an interdisciplinary group of students, faculty and industry experts in a significant interactive information portal for the Ball State University Museum of Art (BSUMA).  The IDIA team is developing an innovative touch-based interface to navigate the collection, employing and integrating Microsoft Surface with the Museum’s database.  The Surface will afford Museum […]

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