PIRT at SIGGRAPH LiveBlog Day 6

Tweets about #pirtsiggraph since:2015-08-12 // Wednesday, August 12th – 7:05 pm PDT Approaching closing time, so here's thanking all of my PIRT colleagues, all of our guests visiting us in our booth, and you for reading! Another day of experiences are now in the (virtual) books. Join us here tomorrow for LiveBlog coverage from the AIDS … Continue reading PIRT at SIGGRAPH LiveBlog Day 6

PIRT at SIGGRAPH LiveBlog Day 5

Tweets about #pirtsiggraph since:2015-08-11 // Tuesday, August 11th – 5:35 pm PDT Another great day at SIGGRAPH 2015 is coming to a close. This is David signing off, bye for now!   Tuesday, August 11th – 4:25 pm PDT A report from PIRT research faculty member Angela: Slow interaction! One thing I notice about visitors to the … Continue reading PIRT at SIGGRAPH LiveBlog Day 5

PIRT at SIGGRAPH LiveBlog Day 4

Tweets about #pirtsiggraph since:2015-08-10 // Monday, August 10th – 5:20 pm PDT A steady stream of visitor traffic into our booth this afternoon (including a surprise visit from my MOM!). We are meeting guests who are learning about the Quilt for the first time, and we're noticing guests are particularly drawn towards the AIDS Quilt Touch Table … Continue reading PIRT at SIGGRAPH LiveBlog Day 4

PIRT at SIGGRAPH LiveBlog Day 3

Tweets about #pirtsiggraph since:2015-08-09 // Sunday, August 9th – 5:40 pm PDT Wrapping up things in our booth now. It's been a great opening day for us. Looking forward to meeting more people tomorrow.   Sunday, August 9th – 3:20 pm PDT Spending time with conference goers in our booth who have a personal connection … Continue reading PIRT at SIGGRAPH LiveBlog Day 3

PIRT at SIGGRAPH LiveBlog Day 2

Tweets about #pirtsiggraph since:2015-08-08 // Saturday, August 8th - 7:05 pm PDT: Making @ SIGGRAPH Chair Jean Kaneko just stopped by our booth, dropping off our exhibit sign, and chatting about our installation. Made us feel very welcome. And with that the team is going to head out for the night. Looking forward to an … Continue reading PIRT at SIGGRAPH LiveBlog Day 2

PIRT at SIGGRAPH LiveBlog Day 1

Tweets about #pirtsiggraph since:2015-08-06 until:2015-08-08 // Friday, August 7th - 7pm EDT: Hi everyone and WELCOME to Public Interactives Research Team's LiveBlog from SIGGRAPH 2015. I'm David, research assistant for PIRT and your LiveBlog moderator. The team has wrapped up its preparations in New York City and is looking forward to a great week. Most … Continue reading PIRT at SIGGRAPH LiveBlog Day 1

PIRT at SIGGRAPH 2015 – Official Press Release

The Public Interactives Research Team (PIRT) from The New School will present the AIDS Quilt Touch Project at SIGGRAPH 2015 whose graphic theme is the interplay between two ideas: Quilts and Xroads of Discovery. PIRT will showcase a suite of technologies designed to enhance and expand viewers’ experiences of the AIDS Memorial Quilt in an … Continue reading PIRT at SIGGRAPH 2015 – Official Press Release

AIDS Memorial Quilt Digital Experiences Project

The AIDS Memorial Quilt is a unique work of international ARTS ACTIVISM that reflects the worldwide scope and personal impact of the AIDS pandemic. The textile Quilt is composed of 48,000 individual PANELS that commemorate more than 93,000 NAMES. The size of the physical Quilt measures more than 1.3 million square feet.  If laid out in its entirety, it would cover more than 29 acres of … Continue reading AIDS Memorial Quilt Digital Experiences Project

Summary of experience // Let’s SEE the Trash @ Ideas City

We learned alot about our Let's SEE the Trash project by entertaining many visitors in our booth at the Ideas City Festival this past weekend.  In total, approximately 50 people visited us, who took roughly 30 of our bookmark business cards with QR code, designed by SMS graphic designer Chad Phillips. From those visitors, our embedded … Continue reading Summary of experience // Let’s SEE the Trash @ Ideas City

PiRT to participate at SIGGRAPH 2015

The Public Interactives Research Team recently learned that we were selected to participate in SIGGRAPH 2015 - The 42nd International Conference and Exhibition on Computer Graphics and Interactive Techniques. We're very excited and honored for the opportunity to present the AIDS Quilt Touch Digital Experience during the conference in Los Angeles in August. We'll post more information … Continue reading PiRT to participate at SIGGRAPH 2015