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Werkplaats Blackbox

The HKU Blackbox is a darkened workshop for creative technology and performative media. You'll find a wide variety of facilities, knowledge and tools to quickly move from creative concept to feasible experiment. Use sensors, data, light, sound and projection a...

Werkplaats Lab Pastoe

Lab Pastoe is a material experimentation space at HKU location Pastoe Fabriek. We offer techniques such as laser cutting, knitting, sewing, electronics, 3D printing and 3D scanning, silkscreening, riso printing, traditional printmaking and the fabrication of b...

Programma Creatieve Technologie

Technologie helpt kunst vernieuwen. Door technologische ontwikkelingen worden nieuwe vormen van kunstcreatie en -beleving mogelijk. Kijk maar naar virtual reality, motion capture, robots of 3D-printers. De ontwikkelingen gaan razendsnel. HKU wil graag voorop l...

Werkplaats Makerspace

Hier vind je informatie over het voorbereiden van je bestanden voor de lasersnijder.

IBB
Makerspace
Lasersnijden
Illustrator
Inkscape

Fashion & New Technologies

Verzameling van research, platforms, links, articles, digital brands/designers/artists, tutorials

Werkplaats Biolab

In de werkplaats Biolab kun je terecht om te leren samenwerken met de natuur, door bijvoorbeeld vlas of verfplanten te verbouwen in het tuintje of door levende organismen zoals schimmels, bacteriën, gisten en algen te betrekken in je maakproces. De labmedewerk...

Microcontrollers

Tutorials, How-to's and projects with microcontrollers

Making biomaterials

Recipes for making bioplastics using various biopolymers

Projection Dome

The 360 Dome workspace facility is designed for experimenting with immersive projection and audio. The Projection Dome is only operational during Blackbox IBB opening hours and is used for classes, seminars, and standalone student projects.

Dome
Projection Dome
Blackbox IBB
Projection

Controlling Lights

How to control lights using the free software QLC+, Resolume or other software and hardware devices

Audio hardware & software

This book contains general information about hard- and software.

Audio

Artificial Intelligence

Kunstmatige intelligentie (KI) is een interdisciplinair onderwerp dat de afgelopen jaren sterk is gegroeid en waarvan de impact op de creatieve industrie significant is. KI wordt in toenemende mate ingezet om de manier waarop we creëren, produceren en consumer...

BioArt

De huidige problematiek rondom de ecologische crisis komt voor een belangrijk deel uit het gebrek aan luisteren naar de ander / het andere. Niet alles en iedereen die stakeholder is wordt gezien en gehoord in de heersende paradigma’s. Het “van ego naar eco” mo...

Adobe Tutorials for Fashion

Pattern Design in Illustrator

Working with Isadora

Isadora is a visual programming environment which is mainly used for prototyping interactive set-ups used for theatre, performance, visuals and interactive installations.

3D depth camera's

In this book you can find different sources and tutorials concerning the use of 3D depth camera's like Kinect (360, v1 and v2), Azure, Intel RealSense and iPad Pro with lidar combined with creative software. These devices include infrared depth sensing came...

Arduino things!

This book is a short introduction to working with Arduino microcontrollers and various sensors. The subject on this is very broad, but this book is hopefully a short introduction to get you exited to work with electronics.

Arduino
Microcontrollers
Sensors
Interaction

Lasersnijden

Om met de lasersnijder te werken bereid je een bestand voor in .dxf indeling. Hier vind je een aantal tips die je op weg kunnen helpen. Algemeen: - Zorg dat je alle onderdelen in je bestand degroepeert! - Sla je bestand op als .dxf

Digital Fashion

Processing

In this book you will find information about the Processing language and environment.

Raspberry Pi Pico

Tutorials and how-to's for the Raspberry Pi Pico microcontroller (not the Raspberry Pi 2/3/4 or Zero!)

Microcontrollers
Interaction

Resolume

Projects and tutorials that have to do with using the software programme Resolume. This can be Projection Mapping, Controlling lights via DMX and more!

Bare Conductive

Manuals and howtos for the Bare Conductive touch board

Education for Fashion Tech – Design and Technology for Future Fashion Creatives

Digital Lighting control (from computer)

Various way to control digital lights from your computer over DMX

OSC Open Sound Control

OSC is a communication protocol (like MIDI). "Open Sound Control is just about the worse possible name for a protocol since I'd thought for a long time that this protocol could only be used to control sounds. Nothing is further from the truth. OSC should be ...

Demo's & Carousels

This book contains a repository of different set-ups used for educative demo's and carousels. It give's workshop educators and participants the opportunity rebuilt or study the code, software and hardware of a set up.

OBS and Dome

Projection Dome

Example for sending media over NDI using OBS

Bronnen

Artificial Intelligence

Verzameling bronnen, links en inspiratiemateriaal

Biodata

BioArt

visualiseren Voor de hands-on lessen binnen de BioArt sessies zijn drie opstellingen ontworpen welke dienen als kennismaking en vertrekpunt om te werken met visualisaties icm creatieve software.

Prepare your source files

Projection Dome

Manuals

Tekst omzetten naar vectoren

Lasersnijden

Om tekst leesbaar te maken voor de lasernijder moet je het eerst omzetten naar vectoren. Maak in Illustrator eerst de tekst op zoals je wilt dat deze er uit ziet bij het lasersnijden. Denk aan lettertype, -grootte, -afstand etc. HEB JE DE SPELLING GECONT...

Exporteren naar .dxf

Lasersnijden

Als je bestand is opgemaakt kan je het exporteren naar .dxf. Let er van te voren op dat: - Je tekening bestaat uit zwarte lijnen van dikte 1, zonder vulling - Je alle groepen eerst degroepeert

Lijntekening overtrekken

Lasersnijden

Het is mogelijk om een lijntekening van bijvoorbeeld .png bestand over te trekken en om te zetten in een vector. Het verschilt per afbeelding hoe goed het resultaat wordt. Laad je afbeelding in in je tekenomgeving. Daarna:

Afbeelding vlakgraveren

Lasersnijden

Om een afbeelding te kunnen vlakgraveren zet je het om in zwarte en witte pixels. De zwarte pixels worden met de laser gegraveerd, de witte pixels niet. Om je bestand voor te bereiden gebruik je een programma wat pixels kan bewerken. Sla je bewerkte afbeelding...

Groepen degroeperen

Lasersnijden

Zorg ervoor dat er geen groepen in je tekening zitten. Deze kunnen niet worden geïmporteerd in het programma van de lasersnijder! Heb je toch groepen in je ontwerp:

Knowledge subjects

Working with Isadora

In this chapter you will find pages diving deeper in a number of different subjects you will come across when learning and working with Isadora.

Hardware

Audio hardware & software

Software

Audio hardware & software

DMX lights and Resolume using Artnet

Resolume

We're going to look at options on how to control LED fixtures, Dimmers and possibly also LED pixel panels from Resolume using the Showtec NET-2/3 DMX ethernet Node

Kinect on Mac

3D depth camera's

Kinect 360 & Kinect One works on Mac with Isadora Allow a warmup time of 30-60 minutes for stable results.

Kinect on PC

3D depth camera's

Kinect works on PC in various types of software. Install drivers first! Make sure to select the right driver & only install one driver at a time to avoid problems. Allow a warmup time of 30-60 minutes for stable results.

QLC+

Digital Lighting control (from computer)

QLC+ is a feee software package for controlling DMX-512 systems from PC or MAC. You can connect it to your system via a number of different interfaces: USB-to-DMX adapters, DMX-to-Ethernet adapters, WiFi, Ethernet, and more. It's useful as a diagnostic tool wh...

Touchdesigner

Digital Lighting control (from computer)

Controlling digital lights from Touchdesigner with a DMX controller

Resolume Arena

Digital Lighting control (from computer)

Resolume Arena can output the color or brightness of your pixels to LED strips or other light fixtures via DMX.

DMX Controllers

Digital Lighting control (from computer)

To send DMX from your computer to the fixtures you need a hardware controller or converter

Other related stuff to dive into

Digital Lighting control (from computer)

Beginners guide to cooking bioplastics

Making biomaterials

On this page you will find the most important information plus two easy recipes to get you going. Lab Pastoe also offers an in-depth course on making biomaterials, on two consecutive Wednesday evenings from 18:30 - 21:30. Please see the reservation tool for u...

Introduction

Projection Dome

The HKU Projection Dome The 360 Dome workspace facility is designed for experimenting with immersive projection and audio. The Projection Dome is only operational during Blackbox IBB opening hours and is used for classes, seminars, and standalone student proj...

What is a Projection Dome?

Projection Dome

Why would we design in a Dome instead of a normal projection? The spherical shape of the Dome creates an immersive experience for the visitor. Projection Domes have a powerful impact on the senses and can transport you into a whole different world.

Installing OBS

Projection Dome OBS and Dome

Download OBS from the official website If you're using OBS from your own laptop/pc, make sure to install the NDI Drivers. If your working on the Blackbox Dome Media computer, you don't need to install anything. OBS_Reference_Manual.pdf

Adjusting the Canvas Size

Projection Dome OBS and Dome

Go to the top menu OBS -> Preferences -> Video Change the Base (Canvas) Resolution to 4000x4000 px Change the Output (Scaled )Resolution to 4000x4000 px Leave the FPS to 60

QLC+ Startup Guide

Digital Lighting control (from computer) QLC+

Use this startup guide when working with a pre-programmed version of QLC (template), like installed in the Blackboxes. The added fixtures and virtual console will be different in every Blackbox, depending on the facilities.

Types of Audio Cables

Audio hardware & software Hardware

There's a difference between analog and digital audio cables: Analog Cables are using electricity to transmit information Digital Cables use strings of data (1's and 0's) to transmit information In the Blackbox, you will find both of these types of cabl...

Boeken

Artificial Intelligence Bronnen

Atlas of AI - Kate Crawford A history of the data on which machine-learning systems are trained through a number of dehumanizing extractive practices, of which most of us are unaware. In Atlas of AI: Power, Politics, and the Planetary Costs of Artificial I...

Voorbeelden Biodata visualiseren

BioArt Biodata

Voorbeelden: Marco Barotti - Moss (2021) https://www.marcobarotti.com/moss Jonne Verheij & Lidewei Reitsma - Interwoven (2021) https://www.jonneverheij.com/Interwoven Soundlapse project (ongoing) https://soundlapse.net Marco Barotti - Clams (2019) ht...

Opstelling A - Data visualisatie van statische data in Processing

BioArt Biodata

Wat: Opstelling A - Data visualisatie van statische data in Processing Opstelling A gebruikt een Processing sketch en een dataset die is verzameld met enviro+ sensor bordjes en Raspberry pi 's die met een aantal op het bord aanwezige sensoren de luchtkwalite...

Pattern Design in Illustrator

Adobe Tutorials for Fashion

Opstelling B - Visualisatie van Statische data in Cables.gl

BioArt Biodata

Wat: Data visualisatie in Cables (Cables.gl ) met CSV-bestanden. Cables is een (gratissss) web gebaseerde visuele programmeeromgeving. Het is daardoor niet afhankelijk van Mac OS, Linux en Windows, en draait dus praktische op elke computer en kan ook worden g...

Opstelling C - Visualisatie van realtime data in Isadora

BioArt Biodata

Wat: Een opstelling waarbij realtime data wordt gevisualiseerd met behulp van Isadora. De data in deze opstelling wordt gemeten met behulp van een hartritme meter + Arduino en sensoren in je smartphone m.b.v. de ZigSim app (IOS & Android).     .      Hoe:...

Installation instruction Isadora 3 USB Key Version with USB key license

Working with Isadora

To be able to save your work in Isadora, the HKU lending and the Blackboxes have USB keys. Below is an instruction: Download the “Isadora 3 USB key Version” for Windows or MacOS at 1. https://troikatronix.com/get-it/ under the Downloads heading. 2. Under ...

Kinect + Processing > Mac (M1 Monterry & Ventura)

3D depth camera's Kinect on Mac

Kinect processing MAC M1, works on Monterry & VenturaFirst install Rosetta:https://osxdaily.com/2020/12/04/how-install-rosetta-2-apple-silicon-mac/  Get the libraries for processing:https://github.com/shiffman/OpenKinect-for-Processing https://shiffman.net/p5/...

Bronnen

BioArt Biodata

Webpagina's naar open datasets met CSV-bestanden: https://waqi.info/ https://ourworldindata.org/biodiversity https://www.oilmap.xyz/ https://samenmeten.rivm.nl/dataportaal/ https://ec.europa.eu/eurostat/web/main/data https://ec.europa.eu/eurostat/databro...

Arduino Introduction

Arduino things!

What is Arduino? Arduino is an open-source electronics platform based on easy-to-use hardware and software. Arduino boards are able to read inputs - light on a sensor, a finger on a button, or a Twitter message - and turn it into an output - activating a mo...

Motion Tracking with Sensors for Microcontrollers

Arduino things!

Research by Blackbox into various sensors that can used with microcontrollers to track persons, objects, colours or other motions. What kind of differents sensors are there to use and what are the pro’s and con’s of each sensor? Sensors of Interest: Sensing ...

Controlling LEDstrips with Arduino

Arduino things!

LED Strips and Arduino With the Adafruit Neopixel library, it is very easy to work with controlling different types of LED's using Arduino. Adafruit has a very extensive "Adafruit NeoPixel Überguide" available online, where you can follow a step-by-step guide...

Arduino - Grove Sensor Kit

Arduino things!

Another approach is to buy a Grove Sensorboard online or rent one at the Blackbox/Uitleen IBB and Pastoe, and do some freeform experiments. The Grove Sensor kit contains another board with is ideal for those who have just started using Arduino to explore the v...