Universe

Institute History

  • 2009 Sundance Film Festival

Description

Jonathan Harris and Sep Kamvar's work combines elements of computer science, anthropology, visual art, and storytelling. Their two works, Universe and We Feel Fine, are examples of the way stories can be told by manipulating massive amounts of data from the Internet.

Using the metaphor of an interactive night sky, Universe creates an immersive environment for navigating the world’s contemporary mythology as found online in global news and information. Everyone’s path through Universe is different, allowing each person to find his or her own constellations based on personal interests and curiosities.

Screening Details

  • Section: New Frontier Artist
  • Film Type: Artist
  • Country: U.S.A.

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