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Wonderful Projects I Did With Microsoft’s Kinect

RIP the Kinect. Literally changed the direction of my research/career/life/art. Gave it more DEPTH. — Dustin Freeman🚁LAX (@dustinfreeman) October 25, 2017 Microsoft has ceased manufacturing the Kinect. Here’s some projects, art and research, academic and industrial, that I could only … Continue reading

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What I’ve been up to

It’s been a while! Lots of excitement is upcoming and I’m happy to finally share. At the end of April 2016, after a year and a half, I left Occipital and returned to Toronto to focus on personal projects. I … Continue reading

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Concussive Time-Skip

On December 21st, I was in the back of a car that was in an accident on a way to work. It was the first time I was in a vehicle that had its airbags deploy. I felt a sense … Continue reading

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The Painting — An Immersive iBeacon Theatre Experience Powered by Webble SmartSpot

Here is a first-person walkthrough of an immersive theatre show I did with Joshua Marx, as part of Floodlight Productions. During the show, the single audience member uses an iPhone in their pocket, with earphones in their ears. Audio cues … Continue reading

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X-mas travel plans 2014

Starting and Ending in San Francisco: On one of these flights I have a stopover in Vancouver, and it isn’t the one that goes through Victoria.

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Moving to San Francisco; joining Occipital

Two days ago, I finished the second-to-last draft of my thesis and, a couple hours later, my first full watch-through of Star Trek: The Next Generation. And now it’s time for another transition! I’ve lived in Toronto for 6 years … Continue reading

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Improv Remix Dailies

Inspired by The Wooster Group, we’re going to start making dailies for each day* leading up to the showcase. Below are the first two! Check Twitter or my YouTube channel for more as they come out. * Not absolutely every … Continue reading

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Improv Remix Call For Performers: July 28th – August 3rd, 2014

Dustin Freeman and Montgomery Martin are looking for 3-5 performers of any age and demographic with a background in improv or comedy to collaboratively playtest a live video remix system. Performers will interact with an array of motion sensors and … Continue reading

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Big Blimpin’: Getting the Right Feel of Flying an Airship for an Installation

This is an install in a 3 x 8 metre room with stereoscopic projection (a Hive) in the Communitech Hub in Kitchener, sponsored by Christie Digital and CAFKA. The project was started by Ruth Gibson and Bruno Martelli (aka Igloo). … Continue reading

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First Dungeonmastering Experience

After wanting to do it for many years, and meticulously re-reading DM of the Rings, I DMed a tabletop RPG session for the first time last week, in a setting of my own invention. I had all kinds of concerns … Continue reading

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