PRESS CONFERENCE / NEW ORLEANS
University of New Orleans, 14.6.2000
photo / video documentation - Barbara Doser © parallel media
from left to right:
Hofstetter Kurt (media artist, Director of the Sunpendulum project), Ass.Prof. Jeff Prentice (artist, Department of Fine Arts - University of New Orleans, Sunpendulum coordinator in New Orleans), Louis V. Paradise (Vice Chancellor / Provost - University of New Orleans), Philip Lorio (Austrian Honorary Consul of New Orleans), Gabriele Wolf (Manager Public Relations, Austrian National Tourist Office - New York); others present: Dipl.Ing. Dr. Christoph Traxler (computer scientist, Vienna University of Technology), Bobby L. Eason (Professor Ed.D., Assistant to the Chancellor for University Affairs)
and professors of the University.
the occasion of the permanent installation of the Time-Eye of New Orleans
at the University of New Orleans, the University organized a press conference
in close cooperation with the Austrian National Tourist Office / New York.
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. In addition, Dr. Christoph Traxler
gave an overview of the current research status of the Sunpendulum software.
press conference was held in English and took 1.5 hours.
|Welcoming words and a short introduction for the present media and journalists by the conference manager, Prof. Jeff Prentice - Department of Fine Arts / University of New Orleans.|
|The opening statement by Louis V. Paradise, Vice Chancellor and Provost of the University of New Orleans.|
|Bobby L. Eason, Ed.D., Professor, Assistant to the Chancellor for University Affairs (left), Carl Wagner, director of International Education Metropolitan College (right)|
|UNO Vice Chancellor, Dr. Louis V. Paradise, receiving an art work by Hofstetter Kurt, showing the "vision of the Sunpendulum"|
|a short scientific overview about the Sunpendulum software by Dr. Christoph Traxler from the Institute of Computer Graphics / Vienna University of Technology|
media: 3 TV-stations
|many thanks to Gabi Wolf (Austrian National Tourist Office / New York) and Kitt Lipps (UNO / department of public relation) for the perfect organization.|
Time-Eye of New Orleans 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 New Orleans.
supported by Creative Computing Concepts (:3C!), Austrian Federal Chancellory / Department for the Arts (.KUNST), Austrian National Tourist Office - New York.
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