Wednesday, August 13, 2008
On Wednesday, July 3oth, Fishbon Event Lab operatives gathered for one of Nathan's famous Parking Lot Bar-B-Ques and a special Summer Movie Night jam packed with footage from Lust, Mystique, Breathless and early Event Lab evenings at Clay's Helena Street studio (the original Fishbon Studio location).
On Wednesday, July 23rd, Fishbon Event Lab agents were treated to a briefing about the Art and Technology of Small Armaments. Austin brought a collection of different weapons to illustrate and provide hands-on opportunity for operatives to learn about types of small arms, how they operate and what makes them state of the art.
Tuesday, August 12, 2008
On Wednesday, July 16th, Fishbon Event Lab operatives previewed the very cool large scale Art Projects planned for this year's Burning Man Festival. Ranging from a Giant Robotic Hand to the amazing Sagrada Temple, the art promises to be as amazing as ever. Later in the evening, Dominique showed his Art Car project and gave rides to the assembled multitude.
On Wednesday, July 8th, Fishbon Event Lab operatives were treated to a demonstration of the awesome Defendex, now fully operational and a permanent installation at the Fishbon Pescadrome. Developed by Mark David and partner as part of their Ph.D. program at UCSB's Media Arts and Technology program, the project illustrates the futility of war as a solution to world challenges. Later in the evening, Mark David led agents in a hands-on experiment with a series of Surrealist Games developed by artists in the early part of the 2oth century.
On Wednesday, July 1st, special agents from Fishbon Event Lab flocked to the Fishbon Pescadrome for a presentation by Ulrike of the most exciting new media directions showcased at the BDA/Promax Conference (the premier industry event) in New York. Agents marvelled at examples of the latest Motion Graphics from the hippest Animation/Design Studios worldwide. Later in the evening, operatives also got an update on MIT professor Nicholas Negroponte's revolutionary "One Laptop per Child" program to create digital parity in the developing world.
On Wednesday, June 25th, Fishbon Event Lab agents assembled for a briefing and demonstration of Wes and Graham's amazing new apps that use a touchscreen and other interfaces to create Music and Graphics. After learning about the tech side, operatives took matters into their own hands, exploring the options to make very cool music and effects.
On Wednesday, June 18th, special Fishbon Event Lab operatives gathered to view TOYPUNKS, a documentary film about the Urban Vinyl toy revolution that has spawned magazines like Giant Robot, retail stores like KidRobot and MunkyKing and scores of very cool artist-created vinyl collector toys. After the film, agents tried their hands at creating their own creations with clay.