November 4, 2014

Creatures at the Museum

In 1999, we created a graphic interface of the realtime 3D game version of TechnoSphere for the National Media Museum in the UK. Visitors could use the touch screen from the graphic interface at the museum. “Museum visitors can create creatures using touchscreen terminals to build creatures from available body parts. Once ported into the TechnoSphere, the creatures can be observed within the world on a series of large projection screens. TechnoSphere raises contentious issues involving virtual life and competitive “Darwinian” machines.” — Read more about the installation here. Were you there? What was it like interacting with the creatures on the …

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