PRESS CONFERENCE / GRANADA
Hospital Real / University of Granada, 17.9.1999
photo / video documentation - Barbara Doser © parallel media
from left to right:
Maria Harmer (Austrian National Tourist Office - Madrid), Hofstetter Kurt (media artist, Director of the Sunpendulum project), Univ.Prof. Dr. Miguel Delgado Calvo-Flores (Vice-Rector, University of Granada), Univ.Prof. Dr. Lorenzo Morillas Cueva (Rector, University of Granada), Univ.Prof. Dr. Rafael Molina Soriano (Director, Escuela Técnica Superior de Ingeniería Informática), Ass. Prof. Dr. Carlos Ureña Almagro (University of Granada, Sunpendulum coordinator in Granada), Dipl.Ing. Dr. Christoph Traxler (computer scientist, Vienna University of Technology).
the occasion of the permanent installation of the Time-Eye of Granada at
the University of Granada, the University organized a press conference
in close cooperation with the Austrian National Tourist Office / Madrid.
To provide comprehensive information on the Sunpendulum project, the Sunpendulum
video (by Barbara Doser and 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 Sunpendulum software.
a token of his appreciation of the Sunpendulum project, the Rector of the
University, Lorenzo Morillas Cueva, presented Hofstetter Kurt, Dr. Christoph
Traxler und Barbara Doser with the emblem and the anniversary publication
of the University of Granada.
Following the press conference the Austrian National Tourist Office / Madrid organized a working lunch to discuss further questions regarding the Sunpendulum project in a relaxed atmosphere. Thanks to the University of Granada and the Austrian National Tourist Office for the perfect organisation.
|Welcoming words and a short introduction for the present media and journalists by the conference manager, Ass. Prof. Dr. Carlos Ureña Almagro, coordinator of the Sunpendulum project in Granada.|
|the opening statement by the Rector of the University of Granada, Univ.Prof. Dr. Lorenzo Morillas Cueva.|
|Maria Harmer, representative of the Austrian National Tourist Office / Madrid, introducing Hofstetter Kurt, the Director of the Sunpendulum project.|
|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|
|6 TV-stations were present|
Time-Eye of Granada is a media art installation by Hofstetter Kurt realized
in close cooperation with the Institute of Computer Graphics / Vienna University
of Technology and the University of Granada.
supported by Creative Computing Concepts (:3C!), Austrian Federal Chancellory / Department for the Arts (.KUNST), Austrian National Tourist Office - Madrid, Austrian Ministry for Foreign Affairs - Austrian Embassy Madrid.
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