This event on June 14th finalized the residency period of Danielle Roberts at Baltan Laboratories. During the residency Danielle improved and tested the research prototype Magic Tea, an interactive art installation aimed at inviting self-transcendent experiences (STEs) during the act of preparing and drinking tea. The aim of this meetup was to introduce the thinking […]
Introduction During the Cultuurnacht (Culture night) of this year Awareness Lab demonstrated for the first time the Magic Tea prototype. Technical difficulties made it impossible to have a fully automated ceremony. Instead Emanuela Slanzi was asked to perform the ceremony while designer Danielle Roberts manually operated the system. This way the audience could experience Magic […]
For the third time I’ve visited the Quantified Self Europe conference in Amsterdam. I had been looking forward to it but was also a bit nervous because I was asked to take part in a panel discussion on Sunday morning. I felt very honoured of course to have been asked to talk about my Reversed […]
Photo: Boudewijn Bollmann This is me presenting my AQAb wearable and the Digitale Werkplaats Den Bosch at the ISEA2010 excursion in Eindhoven at Baltan Laboratories, August 25th. It was an inspiring day. Nice to meet interested people from all over the world.
Last week a major hurdle was taken for this project. 1) I held my presentation for a very interested audience of around 200 students from the Design Academy in Eindhoven, the Netherlands. I was very nervous but once I got started things went OK. I only had 10 minutes so I focussed on the design […]
Now the biggest part of building the wearable is done it’s time to work on presentations. Two weeks ago we did a video and photo shoot of all the pieces. I brought my model Hans to make sure I get consistent documentation. After some discussion we decided to film and take pictures outside. As my […]