Agile and human-centered design

What design challenges are we facing today in this rapidly changing environment? New and maturing technologies, such as artificial intelligence, virtual reality (VR) and augmented reality (AR) to list a few, presents us with the potential of new products once only conceivable in science fiction. I’d like to summarise the first chapter of ‘The Design […]

Experiment.spaces no.2 [Spheres] Proposal

This performative installation is the next iteration of Experiment.spaces #1 which was performed as studio work at MADA (Monash Art design and Architecture) in Melbourne, Australia. ‘Consider chance operations as a means of making a decision and how relinquishing control changes the outcome’ Merce Cunningham. As a creative device, we will adopt the Aleatoric system […]


This project was supported by a grant for METABODY: Media Embodiment Tekhne and Bridges of Diversity (EU Culture Program) and Centre for Contemporary and Digital Performance at Brunel University London. Stage direction by Johannes Birringer Fashion design concepts and art design by Michèle Danjoux Featuring: Yoko Ishiguro, Vanessa Michielon, Azzie McCutcheon, Angeliki Margeti, Helenna Ren, […]

Christiane Paul (2003), ‘Digital Art’

Christiane Paul (2003), ‘Digital Art’, London UK, Thames and Hudson Inc. This book is a survey of digital art from the 1980s to 2003, with some references to earlier work in the 70s. The chapters of interest; ‘A short history of technology and art’, ‘Internet art and nomadic networks’, ‘Virtual reality and augmented reality’, and […]

Experiment.spaces no.2 [Spheres] explore

This project is currently in the prototype stage, but was successfully tested during the MetaSeminar Digital Technologies Lab workshop. Experiment.spaces no.2 [Spheres] is an application which allows dancers to interact and guide virtual forms, in the shape of spheres, inside an online virtual space. Another dancer in a different location can also access this same […]

Metakimosphere no.1, MetaSeminar Digital Technologies Lab, Brunel University

The performance installation Metakimosphere no.1, by Azzie McCutcheon, Martina Reynolds, Helenna Ren, Seeta Indrani, Cameron McKirdy, Yoko Ishiguro, Johannes Birringer and myself was born of an eight week long MetaSeminar Digital Technologies workshop at Brunel University, London, facilitated by Johannes Birringer. The workshop was constituted of technologists, designers, dancers, musicians and artists, who all contributed […]

Experiment.spaces#1 (public rehearsal performance)

[vimeo 109411735 w=750 h=421] Kinect + Synapse + Max 6 + Quartz Composer + 1024 ParticleWarfare + Video. An interactive performance installation Performance by Rachel Heller-Wagner & Louis Matthews Choreography by Seeta Indrani Interactive environment by Chris Bishop Sound by Ariel Hassan Synapse: Max 6: Quartz Composer: 1024 ParticleWarfare: