PRESS EVENT / MAJURO
College of the Marshall Islands / CMI, 24.08.2006
video still - Barbara Doser © parallel media
the frame of the press event Hofstetter Kurt (concept and media artist,
Director of the Sunpendulum project) handed over his Facing Time-Eye
artwork to Wilson. G. Hess, President of the College of the
Marshall Islands / CMI (left);
On the occasion of the permanent installation of the final Sunpendulum Time-Eye, the Time-Eye of the Marshall Islands, at the College of the Marshall Islands - CMI Uliga Campus a "Closing of the Circle" event was inaugurated by a Sunpendulum press event.
press event was held in English and took approximately 2 hours.
|Welcoming words by Steve Why, CMI Coordinator for the Sunpendulum project - Director of Marshall Islands Conservation Society; he moderated the press event.|
|The opening statement by Wilson G. Hess, President of the College of the Marshall Islands - CMI; pointing out the importance of interdisciplinary Arts and Science projects in particular the international Sunpendulum project with its world wide dimension.|
Kurt presenting his international media art project Sunpendulum -
everyone involved in the realisation of the Sunpendulum Time-Eye of the
honor attended the Sunpendulum press event
|Kirtley Pinho, President of the RMI private sector|
|Carlos Domnick, CAO of CMI and Patrick Chen, GM of the
Bank of the Marshall Islands (right).
|Giff Johnson, RMI Journal reporter
Journal - reporter,
dignitaries of the Republic of the Marshall Islands, CMI -staff and
-students joined the
Sunpendulum presentation in a class room
Kurt provided information in detail
|Dipl. Ing. Dr. Christoph Traxler, representative of the Vienna University of Technology (VUT), highlighting the role of Institute of Computer Graphics and Algorithms, which has developed the Sunpendulum software.|
The Time-Eye of the Marshall Islands is a media art installation by Hofstetter Kurt realized in close cooperation with the Institute of Computer Graphics and Algorithms / Vienna University of Technology and the College of the Marshall Islands / CMI.
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