Category Archives: Projection Hero

Curzon memories app wins #MeCSSA poster prize!

The Curzon memories app and projection hero were on display at MeCCSA 2012 the annual conference of the subject association of Media, Communications and Cultural Studies. The project won the poster prize, so the milky bars are on me! The … Continue reading

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Projection Hero installation demo

Throughout December, Projection Hero was on display in the bar at the Watershed Media Centre, Bristol, screening Electric December, an online advent calendar of short films by young people from across Europe.   Jo Reid from Calivum made a short promo … Continue reading

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Lord and Lady Mayoress enjoying Projection Hero

DCRC’s Constance Fleuriot demos the third iteration of Projection Hero at the launch of Watershed’s Electric December, Thursday 1 Dec.  The installation will be on display throughout December in the Watershed bar so we can road test it before installing … Continue reading

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Pearl and Dean “Asteroid” ident

Pearl and Dean have given permission to use the Asteroid ident for the Projection Hero installation.  I had originally filmed the 1970s ident (above) off 8mm projection in ex-projectionist and curator of the Curzon Collection, Maurice Thornton’s mini-cinema in a … Continue reading

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Projection Hero at Afrika Eye Film Festival

Ingrid Sinclair and Simon Bright of Afrika Eye Film Festival are interested in having Projection Hero on display during their festival down at the Watershed Media Centre, Bristol, 28-30 October 2011.  This is a very exciting invitation, suggesting that the … Continue reading

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Mad Hackers’ Tea Party photos

Here are some photos of the Projection Hero installation exhibiting at the Mad Hackers’ Tea Party, BV Studios, Bristol last weekend: This is the second time we’ve tested the installation and there were inevitably a few teething problems at the … Continue reading

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Mad Hackers’ Tea Party tonight

The next iteration of the Projection Hero installation is on show at Bristol Hackspace’s Mad Hackers’ Tea Party, private view at 7.30 tonight, but open to the public over the weekend.  Hope you can make it.

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What, the curtains?

I’ve been beavering away making a new set of curtains for the Projection Hero installation. It’s now safely back in Tarim’s hands, so he can finalise the interface, finesse the controls and insert the LED lights in time for the … Continue reading

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Projection Hero

One of the installations I’m working on with Tarim is Projection Hero, where the visitor can learn about the role of the projectionist through interacting with a miniature cinema. Here’s one of my initial drawings: There will be a laptop, housed … Continue reading

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Tarim

Meet Tarim, from Media Playgrounds who is helping me with the Projection Hero installation: He’s pictured with a working prototype of the motor that will open the curtains (currently winding up a roll of duct tape attached to a cotton … Continue reading

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