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March 8, 2007

YLEM Forum: Media Facades – The Fourth Dimension of Architecture

Filed under: Forums — Torrey Nommesen @ 6:13 pm

| pictures of forum | pdf of presentation by Luois Brill |

BIX in Gratz, Austria;
BIX (Gratz, Austria; photo by Harry Schiffer, Gratz)

Thursday, March 22, 8 pm
7:30 pm “mix and meet”

RX Gallery and Bar
(No one under 21 allowed)
132 Eddy St., San Francisco, CA 94102
Two blocks from Powell St. BART Station
Best nearby parking: Hotel Bijou, Mason St. Between Ellis and Eddy.
Suggested donation sliding scale $5-10
(entirely voluntary – it’s to help our friends at the RX Gallery)
Open to the public and wheelchair accessible

Sponsored by YLEM: Artists Using Science and Technology

Contact: Trudy Myrrh Reagan, forum@ylem.org

From Blade Runner to a downtown building near you! Media facades are buildings completely covered in giant LED video screens. Louis M. Brill will introduce a new trend in architecture where outdoor video imagery has become the calling card of a building’s public identity. Discover how digital hieroglyphics has invaded the public sphere.

Public Communications in a New Realm

  • Discover how architecture and digital displays use LEDs to create an “intelligent skin” that is cladding for building fronts.
  • Learn about the four degrees of digital space and and howyou can interact with it.
  • See Youtube on steroids in the form of digital art galleries.

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