topical media & game development
example(s) -- Tower of Babel
In the Tower of Babel
project, shown above,
was projected from within buildings, on the windows,
to the outside.
Local citizens in a neighbourhood in Amsterdam
where approached to submit material
that expressed their emotions of daily life,
with the question what moves you
and photograms could be submitted either by email or SMS.
Also workshops were held, during which particpants could
This material was then edited and prepared for projection,
using 40 carroussel dia-projectors,
taking about 2000 images, and six beamers projecting
images and video.
Also sound material, that was collected in the same manner, was
being used during the projection.
Inside view of Tower of Babel project.
The centre of the location
, a somewhat impoverished neighbourhood near the
centre of Amsterdam,
is a building dating from 1926,
antroposofic temple, that once served as a cinema
for avant-garde movies, and is now being used as a library.
The buildings surrounding it are,
if not split up into apartments, being used as a local youth centre,
a city archive and another library.
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