University of Washington
It/I: Theater with an Automatic and Reactive Computer Graphics Character
"It/I" is an experimental play featuring a computer graphics character projected on screens. The character uses computer vision to recognize and react to the actions of the human actor.
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
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Cambridge, Massachusetts 02139 USA
Designing with Words: a Model for a Design Language in a MOO
Developing the Interactive First Person P.O.V.: Using Characters as a Sensory Lens
Design in text-based virtual worlds can be approached from a linguistic perspective. A model for a design language shows how words perform in these environments. This sketch presented a new scenario for design.
University of Sydney
Personal Computers as Performance Instruments
This technique gives participants a close relationship with complex story characters by presenting a scene from directable first-person points of view, which illustrate the characters' physical and emotional perspectives.
John F. Meech
Hewlett Packard Laboratories
Bristol BS7 9JZ United Kingdom
Performance art, by its nature, is more experimental and focuses on smaller audiences than traditional theater. Because they are widely available with accessible software, personal computers have the potential to be powerful tools in performance art.
103 Natoma #5
Santa Barbara, California 93101 USA