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Christian Ziegler :: rickshaw bangalore [2006-08]

With »rickshaw bangalore«, Christian Ziegler continues his series of interactive films. This interactive work explores the temporal dimension of places and of the experiencing of places: a video tracking system enables the visitor to navigate video footage like in a time radar and to immerse himself in individual pictures from the flow of passing images showing the constantly changing city of Bangalore. In this dynamic cityscape, places and streets do not function as geographical points of orientation anymore, but are only temporary constructs.

Type of Work
Interactive video installation for PanoramaScreen

Credits
· Concept and realization: Christian Ziegler
· Production: Christian Ziegler and ZKM | Institute for Visual Media
· Production ZKM | Institute for Visual Media: Bernd Lintermann, Petra Kaiser, Jan Gerigk, Manfred Hauffen, Silke Sutter, Joachim Tesch, Nikolaus Völzow, Arne Graesser
· Sound and video tracking: Christian Ziegler
· Panorama Software Application: Bernd Lintermann

· PanoramaScreen:
The PanoramaScreen is based on Jeffrey Shaw’s interactive panoramic cinema research.
The PanoramaScreen was jointly developed by the ZKM | Institute for Visual Media, Karlsruhe [D] and the UNSW iCinema Research Centre, Sydney [AUS].
Screen manufacturing: Huib Nelissen Decor en Constructiewerken, Haarlem [NL]

· Panorama Display Software:
Concept and development: Bernd Lintermann, ZKM | Institute for Visual Media

The project was realized as part of the research association »Information at your fingertips - Interactive Visualization for Gigapixel Displays« funded through the Information Technology Funding Program of the federal state of Baden-Wuerttemberg [BW-FIT] and supported by the Goethe Institut Bangalore.

Hardware
- > PanoramaScreen II [with 6 projectiondesign F20 projectors]
1 Apple Powerbook
1 IR camera
2 IR LED lights

Software
- > Panorama Display Software
MAXM/MSP
softVNS
ambisonic

Dimensions
PanoramaScreen II: ø 8m, h 2.80m

ZKM-department
· Institute for Visual Media

Presentations [selected]

2008
»produced@: Works for the PanoramaScreen of the ZKM | Institute for Visual Media«, ZKM | Karlsruhe [D], 08/27-09/14/2008

Recommended Links
· Homepage of Christian Ziegler

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Image:
Christian Ziegler: »rickshaw bangalore« [2006-08]
Installation view
Photo: Felix Gross
© Christian Ziegler

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