PRESENTATION / MAUI-HAWAII
Maui High Performance Computing Center, 18.2.1999
photo / video documentation - Barbara Doser © parallel media
from left to right:
first picture: seminar space of the Maui High Performance Computing Center (MHPCC), second picture: Dipl. Ing. Stefan Mantler (computer scientist / Vienna University of Technology), three scientists of the MHPCC, Mag. Arch. Reinhard Haslwanter (architect, member of the Sunpendulum team), Candace Shirley (Marketing Account Manager MHPCC, coordinator of Sunpendulum in Maui/Hawaii), Hofstetter Kurt (media artist, director of the Sunpendulum project), third picture: Stephen A. Karwoski (Associate Director, Operations MHPCC), Hofstetter Kurt.
the occasion of the permanent installation of the Sunpendulum Time-Eye
of Hawaii at the Maui High Performance Computing Center (MHPCC) and in
view of the great interest shown by MHPCC scientists in the Sunpendulum
project, an in-house presentation and a scientific lecture on the Sunpendulum
software were organized. 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 English.
the following discussion fascination with the synergy of cooperative projects
between art and science was one of the main topics.
Many thanks to Margret Lewis (Associate Director, Marketing & Outreach - MHPCC) and Candace Shirley (Marketing Account Manager - MHPCC) for the perfect presentation management.
Time-Eye of Hawaii is a media art installation by Hofstetter Kurt realized
in close cooperation with the Institute of Computer Graphics / Vienna University
of Technology and the Maui High Performance Computing Center (MHPCC).
supported by Austrian Cultural Institute New York, Austrian Ministry for Foreign Affairs, Austrian Federal Chancellory / Department for the Arts (.KUNST), Telekom Austria.
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