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Get creative with HTML and the literary word

Get creative with HTML and the literary word

The Tusitala team regularly works with interns, and for the past two months, we’ve had Bảo Anh Bùi Nguyễn @bao.anh.bui with us, working on UI/UX design and programming. Bao’s latest HTML project “Measure A Machine’s Heart (đo điện tâm đồ máy)” was featured on thehtml.review. Earlier this year, it was also exhibited at Tusitala’s event, …

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How we created our very own 3D AR Bookmark

How we created our very own 3D AR Bookmark

Augmented Reality (AR) has surged in popularity over recent years, given its ability to offer immersive and interactive experiences in various domains.  Tusitala has also been exploring AR and other extended reality (XR) technologies in our projects, so we thought it would be interesting to produce a unique AR-based souvenir that could introduce people to…

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Exploring the Frankfurt Book Fair: Literature, art and technology

Exploring the Frankfurt Book Fair: Literature, art and technology

I was at the 75th Frankfurt Book Fair (18 – 22 October 2023) recently, in the capacity of an exco-member of the Singapore Book Publishers Association. The Frankfurt Book Fair is the largest international trade fair for books, with more than 4,000 exhibitors from 95 countries and a packed calendar of events over the five-day…

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Creative Technology: Pre-Alpha

Creative Technology: Pre-Alpha

Aiming to start a community within the Creative Technology scene in Singapore, an inaugural “Creative Technology: Pre-Alpha” meetup was held on 4 October 2023 at the AI Playground at PlayPan, Peace Centre. This inaugural meetup was organised by Christine Chong from Tusitala, Jake Tan from SERIAL CO_ and Akbar Yunus from Yunora, with the venue…

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little red comma – Behind the scenes (Part 2): Creating your own spoken word track

little red comma – Behind the scenes (Part 2): Creating your own spoken word track

  In part one, we discussed some of the different concepts and formats used in our literary adaptations for the second edition of little red comma, which was released between August 2022 and February 2023. This part looks at three poems originally written in mother tongue languages: “Chinatown I” by Tan Chee Lay, “A Story,…

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8 things to note before starting your first mixed reality arts project

8 things to note before starting your first mixed reality arts project

With the growing interest in such technologies, what should you know before starting your first mixed reality project? From April 2021 – February 2022, Tusitala worked on prototyping an interactive installation as part of the National Arts Council’s Arts x Tech Lab 2021. We used Microsoft HoloLens 2, projection mapping, and immersive audio to present…

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Mixed Reality – Blurring the lines between Augmented and Virtual

Mixed Reality – Blurring the lines between Augmented and Virtual

In our XR exploration we’ve featured Tusitala’s past AR and VR projects (Part 1: “Getting into the Mix of A/V/MR!”) and taken a quick look at some XR projects in Singapore last year (Part 2: “A quick review of local XR projects). With the growing interest in such technologies, what’s next for Tusitala? We’re looking…

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A quick review of local XR projects

A quick review of local XR projects

Our team usually goes on monthly excursions to check out new arts exhibits in Singapore, and we enjoy discussing what we see as a group. This serves multiple purposes: to stay updated on what’s happening, to explore presentation possibilities and new technologies, to establish a common language and understanding, and of course, fun team bonding….

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