Loving the Alien: Instructions for Other Orthographic Projections, 2014

Images (L-R):
(1-4) Images of the deck of cards with some of the 'easier' instructions. Designed using Maya and Ps. Printed online in shades of grey.
(5) Screenshot of Max patch for Family day at the MCA. The patch collects the behavior modifications prompted by the I.O.O.P. cards, records them to the hard drive, then plays them back in sequential order. The patch only records a certain number of videos, so when that number is reached, the original files are overwritten. This helps to keep my laptop from being inundated with video files and keeps the visuals fresh during the 4 hours at the gallery. It also addresses any worries that the visitors may have with the collection of their images. The patch uses a couple of VIZZIE modules to process the recordings while the collection and playback is handled by Max and Jitter objects. I'm also grabbing still frames from all of the videos and keeping 100 of them circulating in the patch to make a version of an exquisite corpse. Versions 2 and 3. Performance documentation to come.
(6) Screenshot of the messiest part of the patch, the image organizer. It's not nearly as complex as the video component of the patch at all, it just looks more interesting.
(7-9) Performers MaryAnn McGovern and Sarah Chmielewski dealing out the cards to families (and each other) before sending them over to me for the video capture.
(8) Screen capture (post event) of audience performances which were projected in the space during the event. The patch is designed to save only the most recent videos to the hard drive.

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