PRESS CONFERENCE / ENSENADA
Faculty of Engineering / University of Baja California - Ensenada, 21.6.2000
photo / video documentation - Barbara Doser © parallel media
from left to right:
M.C. Jose de Jesus Zamarripa Topete (Director of the Faculty of Engineering / University of Baja California - Ensenada, Sunpendulum coordinator in Ensenada), Hofstetter Kurt (media artist, Director of the Sunpendulum project), Alberto Limón Rojas (Austrian Honorary Consul of Baja California / Mexico), C.P. Victor E. Beltran Corona (Rector of the University of Baja California), Lic. Hans Jörg Hörtnagl (Austrian National Tourist Office / Austrian Trade Delegation Mexico), Dipl.Ing. Dr. Christoph Traxler (computer scientist, Vienna University of Technology), M.C. Humberto Cervantes De Avila (University of Baja California - Ensenada).
the occasion of the permanent installation of the Time-Eye of Ensenada
at the University of Baja California in Ense-nada, the University organized
a press conference. To provide comprehensive information on the Sunpendulum
project, the Sunpendulum video (by Barbara Doser/Hofstetter Kurt) accompanied
by Sunpendulum art folders were presented in Spanish. In addition, Dr.
Christoph Traxler gave an overview of the current research status of the
a sign of appreciation of the Sunpendulum project by the University of
Baja California, the Rector travelled about 300 km from the University’s
head office in Mexikali to participate personally in the press conference.
Moreover, the official representation of Austria, i.e. the participation
of the Austrian Honorary Consul of Baja California and the representative
of the Austrian National Tourist Office in Mexico City, underlined the
importance of the project.
words and a short introduction for the present media and journalists by
the conference manager, M.C. José de Jesus Zamaripa Topete,
director of the Faculty of Engineering and UABC coordinator of the Sunpendulum project.
|representative of the UABC / Ensenada moderating the pressconference|
|the statement by Lic. Hans Jörg Hörtnagl, representative of the Austrian National Tourist Office - Mexico / Austrian Trade Delagation Mexico City,|
|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|
Victor E. Beltran Corona receiving an art work by Hofstetter Kurt, showing
the "vision of the Sunpendulum"
|the final statement by C.P. Victor E. Beltran Corona, Rector of the University of Baja California, coming from the University's head office in Mexicali|
Time-Eye of Ensenada is a media art installation by Hofstetter Kurt realized
in close cooperation with the Institute of Computer Graphics / Vienna University
of Technology and the Universidad Autónoma de Baja California /
supported by BekoNet, Austrian Federal Chancellory / Department for the Arts (.KUNST), Austrian National Tourist Office - Mexico / Austrian Embassy Mexico City - Austrian Trade Delegation Mexico.
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