120 people, each equipped with a video camera and GPS device, were dispatched to record their activities. On the basis of GPS data corresponding to the geographic location of the recording, each video sequence is now displayed as a CAVE visualization. Digital technology as a possibility of archiving motion pictures as collective memory in cyberspace.
The Ars Electronica Center’s CAVE™—run by the Ars-Box, a Linux cluster developed at the Ars Electronica Futurelab-is one of the few high-end VR environments that are made available to artists. For “Timeshift,” Masaki Fujihata and Takeshi Kawashima (J) were invited to create a new CAVE world.
Coast Digital is the first phase of the Coast project. Commissioned and produced by Future Physical / shinkansen and firstsite for COAST, an Essex County Council Initiative.