Forest Portals goes live

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Forest Portals uses augmented reality to allow visitors to Forest of Imagination to explore global forests. Specially selected doors around Bath Abbey become portals to discover forests around the world. Each Portal offers a glimpse into a beautiful, enchanting place including Madagascar’s Spiny Forests and underwater Kelp Forests in the Pacific Ocean, and find out […]

Making Ice Cream Pottery

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[vimeo width=”900″ height=”430″]http://vimeo.com/43803563[/vimeo] A one minute video showing the process of throwing a pot in ice cream, the texture changes as it melts and we re-freeze it using liquid nitrogen to extend the working time. The liquid nitrogen evaporates very quickly so although Charlie needs gloves when pouring it by the time David comes to […]

BBC News Points West: Ice cream pottery

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[vimeo width=”900″ height=”430″]http://vimeo.com/43299483[/vimeo] Research work featured on BBC Points West News 31 May 2012 in which I’m exploring capturing transient materials, in this example we throw some ice cream pottery, yes a pot made out of ice cream. Using a 360 degree array of cameras I can capture it from all angles as it melts. […]

ice cream pottery

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ice cream / pottery / 3D capture event now on BBC iPlayer, but rather like the ice-cream it’s not going to be around for long. Follow this link, item starts 22 minutes in to the programme