Light Years Projects is featuring in a chapter of a new book, Electronic Visualisation in Arts and Culture, edited by Jonathan Bowen, Suzanne Keen and Kia Ng and published by Springer. The chapter has been co-written by Jeremy Gardiner and Anthony Head as a result of a paper given for Electronic Visualisation and Arts London (EVA London) conference. It describes the processes used by the artists over the last ten years, with a particular emphasis on the Jurassic Light Years project, started in 2009.
About the book (via the Springer website):
“Electronic Visualisation in Arts and Culture explores a variety of new theory and technologies, including devices and techniques for motion capture for music and performance, advanced photographic techniques, computer generated images derived from different sources, game engine software, airflow to capture the motions of bird flight and low-altitude imagery from airborne devices.
The international authors of this book are practising experts from universities, art practices and organisations, research centres and independent research. They describe electronic visualisation used for such diverse aspects of culture as airborne imagery, computer generated art based on the autoimmune system, motion capture for music and for sign language, the visualisation of time and the long term preservation of these materials. Selected from the EVA London conferences from 2009-2012, held in association with the Computer Arts Society of the British Computer Society, the authors have reviewed, extended and fully updated their work for this state-of-the-art volume.”
The book will be on sale in September 2013.