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Festival Workshop Evaluations Reflect Enthusiasm, Success

Most of the evaluations are in for the Future Places Festival workshops Interface Design for Mobile Devices and Introduction to Arduino, and so far they show a unanimously positive response from workshop participants. People taking part in the workshops were … Continue reading

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Future Places Festival Workshops Announced

The Future Places festival will host three workshops addressing technical and theoretical aspects of digital media production. The first, occurring on October 7-8, will introduce 20 participants to Arduino, a flexible physical computing platform used by artists and designers to … Continue reading

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Wrap up on the Lisbon workshops

Our four weeks of workshops are now over: UT faculty are back in Austin, faculty colleagues in Portugal are breathing a well-earned sigh of relief, and all agree that the Summer Institute was a success. Four public lectures, one week-long … Continue reading

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Arduino Workshop Planned for Future Places Festival

Festival planners are concluding negotiations with Tinker.it, a technology and design consultancy based in London and Milan, to offer a workshop on Arduino. This open-source electronics platform is known for its flexibility—allowing the creation of a wide range of interactive … Continue reading

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Future Places festival update

The new Future Places website is up and running, and festival plans are progressing! The Future Places digital media festival will take place at the new Edifício Douro (Fundação da Juventude), in Porto, Portugal, from October 7th to October 19th. … Continue reading

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Interactive documentaries from the 2007 Porto workshop

Last summer Karen Kocher of the UT Austin Dept. of Radio, Television and Film conducted a week-long short course in interactive documentary in Porto, Portugal. Sixteen participants produced seven short documentaries about Porto inspired by the silent-era “city symphony” tradition. … Continue reading

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