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 ====== BollART: The Sonic Bollard ====== ====== BollART: The Sonic Bollard ======
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 +===What:===
  
 {{ :projects:bollart_from_above.jpg?200|BollART: the Sonic Bollard prototype}} {{ :projects:bollart_from_above.jpg?200|BollART: the Sonic Bollard prototype}}
  
-**What:** A prototype art-bollard with a theremin, dead-drop WIFI music share, interactive theremin-driven LEDs, and a Gothamesque shell cut on the laser cutter. An artistic bollard, or BollART, re-imagines the mundane Urban Bollard Space as a ready-made sculpture garden, in which multiple artists, schools, hacker teams etc from around WA are invited to decorate and bling up a standard bollard exoskeleton. The Sonic Bollard was Team Artifactory's **winning entry** to the 2015 ArtHack / Hack The Festival competition hosted at Space Cubed, 20-27 February 2015.+A prototype art-bollard with a theremin, dead-drop WIFI music share, interactive theremin-driven LEDs, and a Gothamesque shell cut on the laser cutter. An artistic bollard, or BollART, re-imagines the mundane Urban Bollard Space as a ready-made sculpture garden, in which multiple artists, schools, hacker teams etc from around WA are invited to decorate and bling up a standard bollard exoskeleton. The Sonic Bollard was Team Artifactory's **winning entry** to the 2015 ArtHack / Hack The Festival competition hosted at Space Cubed, 20-27 February 2015.
  
-**Who:** Mega Travers (theremin), Tim Gilchrist (LEDs), SKoT McDonald (exoskeleton), Morgan Strong (documentation), Craig Wales (3d prototyping & rendering)+===Who:===
  
-**Why:** a $5000 cheque-carrot. Also Art.+{{ :projects:bollart_team_and_minister.jpg?300|Team Artifactory (L2R: SKoT, Morgan, Meg, Tim, Craig) being awarded the Prize by Director General of the WA Department of Culture and the Arts, Duncan Ord.}} 
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 +(left to right) 
 +SKoT McDonald (exoskeleton), Morgan Strong (documentation), Tim Gilchrist (LEDs), Meg Travers (theremin, dead-drop), Craig Wales (3d prototyping & rendering); being awarded the Prize by Director General of the WA Department of Culture and the Arts, Duncan Ord. 
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 +===Why:===  
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 +a $5000 cheque-carrot. Also Art. Also Blinky. 
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 +Do who want a BollART of your own? Do you want to display BollART?
  
 **Contact:** [[skot@vellocet.com?Subject=Sonic%20BollART | EMAIL US]] **Contact:** [[skot@vellocet.com?Subject=Sonic%20BollART | EMAIL US]]
  
-{{ :projects:bollart_team_and_minister.jpg?400|Team Artifactory (L2R: SKoT, Morgan, Meg, Tim, Craig) being awarded the Prize by Director General of the WA Department of Culture and the Arts, Duncan Ord.}} 
-{{ :projects:bollart_test.mp4|}} 
  
 ====== Liner Notes ====== ====== Liner Notes ======
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 ===Commercial and Commission Potential=== ===Commercial and Commission Potential===
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 +{{ :projects:bollart_test.mp4|}}
  
 Theremins remain in commercial production as musical instruments, and are also used as per their original design, as burglar alarms in Russian banks. We feel that this usage of them gives another dimension to the uses of this technology (as an accessibility tool), whilst also providing a playful, interactive musical experience that people of all ages and ability may enjoy.  Theremins remain in commercial production as musical instruments, and are also used as per their original design, as burglar alarms in Russian banks. We feel that this usage of them gives another dimension to the uses of this technology (as an accessibility tool), whilst also providing a playful, interactive musical experience that people of all ages and ability may enjoy. 
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