Author Archives: Forrest Oliphant

About Forrest Oliphant

Blog: forresto.com | Portfolio: sembiki.com | Thesis project: meemoo.org

Demo Day Winter 2012 photos

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Meemoo hackable web apps

A project that started in Interactive Cinema class as a web video remixer has abstracted itself over the past year into my thesis project. Meemoo is a modular flow-based visual programming environment that runs in modern web browsers. Meemoo is … Continue reading

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Swing Thing: playful interaction

Matti Niinimäki and Forrest Oliphant created this installation from Michihito Mizutani’s “poetic interaction” prompt at Winter 2010 Demo Day. Two people enter a darkened room with two swings. Classical music plays softly, and a cryptic symbol is projected between the … Continue reading

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Demo Day photos

Photos from Demo Day, 2011 December 16. Photos by Anna Arsniva And… Photos by Till Bovermann

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Crafty time-lapse video

For my AV studio project, I collaborated with textile artist Aino Riiho to create a music video documentary of the collaborative creation of a blanket at the Textile Craft Teachers Union 100-year anniversary meeting. In the planning of the shoot … Continue reading

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Spring is here

After a long winter, spring has landed in Helsinki full-force. I changed the header image to show the sunny Hämeentie view outside of TaiK. The lab is humming with activity as we get ready for our Spring Demo day on … Continue reading

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Slithering: trading dimensions in video

(Welcome to the Media Lab Helsinki students blog. Here we will show you some of the things that we are making.) Computational photography is a wide concept with many possible interpretations and directions. I couldn’t choose one project for the … Continue reading

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