journal

GAME | ARCHIVE | CONTACT

present projects:

work in progress: https://www.sararutz.ch/storageunits/

Currently working on a Game called  «…», for Art Safiental. Frequent updates can be found below:

JOURNAL | 3D MODELS | RESEARCH

computer generated tree:

test combining scans from different seasons:

test: combining two scans of the same tree one made in summer the other one made in winter:

current overview map showing the location of the 3D models that I made so far:

first test where I tried to combine different 3D models:

scanning process made with a phone:

Details 3D model:

wood wide web:

early test scan:

choosing light conditions in the digital space:

Notes:

ANALOG DIGITAL
We are hunters and gatherers. Constantly wandering and wondering, trying to expand our perception. Shifting more into digital exploring, yet still trying to solve the riddles of the universe. Analog and digital still goes hand in hand. There is no software without hardware. I am interested in our human need to document, reproduce and analyze everything around us, including ourselves. In digital games our human desire to explore, hunt and gather can be fed. More and more common is the procedure of photogrammetry in the creation of games.

– game = work in progress, grows over time, „the journey is the destination“ -> online journal of the process

Safiental environment = „hardware“ , gets translated into 3D models (pixels) -> flat 2D screen

2016: instagram removes its geotagging map:

Last November I witnessed the addictive power of the game Pokémon Go in Shinjuku Japan. On a sunny day the whole electronic district was crowded with people, who were starring into their phones and trying to catch Pokémons:

Early test scan: