PRESS EVENT / BERMUDA
Bermuda Underwater Exploration Institute, 18.8.1999
photo / video documentation - Barbara Doser © parallel media
from left to right:
first picture: J. Michael Collier (Chairman of the Board of Bermuda Underwater Exploration Institute - BUEI); second picture: Wendy Tucker (Director of the BUEI); third picture: Hofstetter Kurt (media artist, Director of the Sunpendulum project), Leopold Küchler (Austrian Honorary Consul of Bermuda), visitor; fourth and sixth picture: Hofstetter Kurt with journalists during the press event; fifth picture: Dipl.Ing. Dr. Christoph Traxler (computer scientist, Vienna University of Technology) and journalists.
the occasion of the permanent installation of the Time-Eye of Bermuda at
the Bermuda Underwater Exploration Institute (BUEI) the Institute organized
a press event. To provide comprehensive information on the Sunpendulum
project, the Sunpendulum video (by Barbara Doser/Hofstetter Kurt) accompanied
by Sunpendulum art folders were presented in English. In addition, Dr.
Christoph Traxler gave an overview of the current research status of the
Thanks to BUEI / Department of Public Relations for the perfect organization and proactive public relations work, a number of press articles were published before termination of the installation (e.g. in the weekly magazine “Bermuda Sun“). The press event was held in English and took 2 hours.
words and a short introduction for the present media and journalists by
J. Michael Collier,
Chairman of the BUEI - Board.
|Hofstetter Kurt presenting his international media art project Sunpendulum.|
|a short scientific overview about the Sunpendulum software by Dr. Christoph Traxler from the Institute of Computer Graphics / Vienna University of Technology|
TV stations present:
ZFB - TV and VSB - TV
|The Royal Gazette's photograph and Hofstetter Kurt on the BUEI's roof|
|"Mr. Kurt" and the time-eye of Bermuda on the front-page of "The Royal Gazette" / August 19th|
Time-Eye of Bermuda is a media art installation by Hofstetter Kurt realized
in close cooperation with the Institute of Computer Graphics / Vienna University
of Technology and the Bermuda Underwater Exploration Institute (BUEI) ;
supported by Creative Computing Concepts (:3C!), Austrian Federal Chancellory / Department for the Arts (.KUNST), Austrian Consulate Bermuda / Vienna Guest Apartments.
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