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Cite
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Archive of Digital Art (ADA). “Simon Biggs - »Metropolis«”. https://www.digitalartarchive.at/database/general/work/metropolis.html (retrieved 2010-03-10). @online{ADAartistprofile, author = {Archive of Digital Art (ADA)}, title = {Simon Biggs - »Metropolis«}, url = {https://www.digitalartarchive.at/database/general/work/metropolis.html}, urldate = {retrieved 2010-03-10}
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Installation Requirements / Space
Metropolis

Interactive digital video projection environment 16 x 16 x 6 metres
2 large scale video projections, colour
A Little Pig Production, UK, 2005.
Supported by Sheffield Hallam University Art and Design Research Centre
Descriptions & Essays
Interactive digital video projection environment 16 x 16 x 6 metres 2 large scale video projections, colour A Little Pig Production, UK, 2005. Supported by Sheffield Hallam University Art and Design Research Centre Metropolis is composed of two interactive video projections using high resolution video projectors and three computers with an infra-red remote visual sensing system for viewer interaction. The floor projection is of an overhead view of the cities of New York and Bagdhad. When viewers walk upon the image it is distorted and torn apart. Interaction causes various areas of the projection to switch between the two cities. The wall projection displays landscape format images of the two cities, again distorted by viewers in a similar manner to the floor projection. The piece uses object oriented and behavioural programming techniques.
Literature
Biggs, Simon and Mariza Dima and Henrik Ekeus and Sue AND Timmons Hawksley and Mark Wright. »The "H" in HCI: Enhancing Perception of Interaction through the Performative.« In Virtual and Mixed Reality, edited by R. ShumakerVol.LNCS 5622. , 3-12. Berlin, Heidelberg: Springer Verlag, 2009.
Biggs, Simon. »Multimedia, Multiculturalism, Language and the Avantgarde.« http://littlepig.org.uk/texts/epoetry.htm[12.04.2015.