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CitySpaceMindSpace: How to read Los Angeles: Banham and McLuhan in the light of Cognitive Neuro-scientific theories of comprehension (2016)
Book Chapter
Flaxton, T. (2016). CitySpaceMindSpace: How to read Los Angeles: Banham and McLuhan in the light of Cognitive Neuro-scientific theories of comprehension. In E. Clift, G. Amayo Caldwell, & C. Smith (Eds.), Digital Futures and the City of Today: New Technologies and Physical SpacesIntellect

In the 1970’s, Rayner Banham (with Marshall McLuhan), set the tone for understanding CyberCity/MindSpace with Banham’s book, Los Angeles: the Architecture of Four Ecologies, which was an examination of the LA cityscape which used the idea of the movi... Read More about CitySpaceMindSpace: How to read Los Angeles: Banham and McLuhan in the light of Cognitive Neuro-scientific theories of comprehension.

CML/CMIR camera tests Oct 2015 (2015)
Digital Artefact
Flaxton, T., & Sparke, S. (2015). CML/CMIR camera tests Oct 2015

Centre for Moving Image Research and Cinematographers Mailing Lists began testing cameras and Camera Prototypes together in February 2014. These involved Professional Cinematographers and various professional crew members (Camera Assistants, Digital... Read More about CML/CMIR camera tests Oct 2015.

The zone of possibility in citizen led ‘hybrid cities’ (2015)
Presentation / Conference
Cook, J., Lander, R., & Flaxton, T. (2015, September). The zone of possibility in citizen led ‘hybrid cities’. Paper presented at Workshop on Smart Learning Ecosystems in Smart Regions and Cities

The work reported in this position paper explores the development of citizen led ‘hybrid cities’ in which augmented and social web technologies mediate learning and innovation in what we term the Zone of Possibility. An example of a Hybrid Stokes Cro... Read More about The zone of possibility in citizen led ‘hybrid cities’.

Prisoners (2015)
Digital Artefact
Flaxton, T. (2015). Prisoners

Research Artefact previously created as a narrative then re-purposed to explore Region Specific hot spots via interactive online latency free moving Images. Artefacts are uploaded online for user experience to investigate non tree-logic functionality... Read More about Prisoners.

Panel presentation at international symposium for electronic art 'Waves of technology' (2015)
Digital Artefact
Flaxton, T. (2015). Panel presentation at international symposium for electronic art 'Waves of technology'

This panel was formed to create a picture of, then interrogate the tsunami-like effect of the expanding capabilities of moving-image capture and display and place this within a reading of history that proposed that technology comes upon us insistentl... Read More about Panel presentation at international symposium for electronic art 'Waves of technology'.

HD aesthetics and digital cinematography (2015)
Book Chapter
Flaxton, T. (2015). HD aesthetics and digital cinematography. In S. Cubitt, D. Palmer, & N. Tkacz (Eds.), Digital Light, 61-83. Open Humanities Press

This chapter is accompanied by a series of online interviews entitled ‘A Verbatim History of the Aesthetics, Technology and Techniques of Digital Cinematography’. This online resource seeks to circumscribe and circumlocute the wide variety of interes... Read More about HD aesthetics and digital cinematography.

The intersection of dreams: Cathedral of St John the Divine, New York exhibition (2015)
Digital Artefact
Flaxton, T. (2015). The intersection of dreams: Cathedral of St John the Divine, New York exhibition

This was an exhibition of The Intersection of Dreams at Cathedral of St John the Divine, New York for the months of March - Augut 2015. This work was funded by the VC's of both UoB an UWE and attracted around 500,000 visitors. I am engaged on a proje... Read More about The intersection of dreams: Cathedral of St John the Divine, New York exhibition.

CML/CMIR camera tests Jan 2015 (2015)
Digital Artefact
Flaxton, T., & Sparke, S. (2015). CML/CMIR camera tests Jan 2015

Centre for Moving Image Research and Cinematographers Mailing Lists began testing cameras and Camera Prototypes together in February 2014. This particular test place a year later in January 2015. These tests involved Professional Cinematographers and... Read More about CML/CMIR camera tests Jan 2015.

Westhay (2014)
Digital Artefact
Flaxton, T. (2014). Westhay

Created as a research artefact to explore moving image mosaics or multi level imaging on a single screen (Output 1 Practice as Research Portfolio) I will be publishing details of my Research Framework and research methodologies in the ref CV which wi... Read More about Westhay.

The intersection of dreams (2014)
Digital Artefact
Flaxton, T. (2014). The intersection of dreams

Funded by Steve West VC UWE and Eric Thomas VC of University of Bristol The Intersection of Dreams is a research artefact which is part of a Practice as Research Portfolio - Output One. This is a 3 screen moving image triptych

New York winter sketches - Diptych (2014)
Digital Artefact
Flaxton, T. (2014). New York winter sketches - Diptych

Research Artefact created to explore mosaic or multi level imaging on two screens

Fuertaventura: An investigation of audience engagement with installation work via principles of ‘entrainment’ as opposed to a semantic reading of art (2014)
Digital Artefact
Flaxton, T. (2014). Fuertaventura: An investigation of audience engagement with installation work via principles of ‘entrainment’ as opposed to a semantic reading of art

Research artefact created to explore mosaic or multi level imaging. These artefacts are a series of investivgations which will include exhibition, audience evaluation, critical reflection and summative presentations of research at conference

Presentation on Kings Canyon (2014)
Digital Artefact
Flaxton, T. (2014). Presentation on Kings Canyon

This Presentation describes the inception of the project to explore and investigate Artefacts that are then uploaded online for researchers to investigate non tree-logic functionality. In this instance the beginning propositions concerned 3D perce... Read More about Presentation on Kings Canyon.

The creation of art in a post-digital world (2011)
Presentation / Conference
Flaxton, T. (2011, May). The creation of art in a post-digital world. Paper presented at 8th Annual International Conference on Communication and Mass Media

Until now, appreciation of the nature of art has been derived from archaic and classical values. As far back as the introduction of the Greek myths – and specifically that of Echo and Narcissus, where Echo is Sound and Narcissus is image, the idea th... Read More about The creation of art in a post-digital world.

HD aesthetics (2011)
Journal Article
Flaxton, T. (2011). HD aesthetics. Convergence, 17(2), 113-123. https://doi.org/10.1177/1354856510394884

Professional expertise derived from developing and handling higher resolution technologies now challenges academic convention by seeking to reinscribe digital image making as a material process. In this article and an accompanying online resource, I... Read More about HD aesthetics.

Time and resolution: Experiments in high-definition image making (2009)
Journal Article
Flaxton, T. (2009). Time and resolution: Experiments in high-definition image making. Journal of Media Practice, 10(2-3), 123-147. https://doi.org/10.1386/jmpr.10.2-3.123_1

High-definition (HD) technology is powering a paradigm change within the digital domain. This article is an attempt to reveal and explore the aesthetics, the technologies and theoretical issues that are at stake through the embracing of this new medi... Read More about Time and resolution: Experiments in high-definition image making.

The technologies, aesthetics, philosophy and politics of high definition video (2009)
Journal Article
Flaxton, T. (2009). The technologies, aesthetics, philosophy and politics of high definition video

In April 2007 at the National Association of Broadcasters convention in Las Vegas, High Definition changed forever. Whereas previous HD cameras had cost half a million dollars, Jim Jannard, a sunglasses manufacturer from Canada, managed to develop a... Read More about The technologies, aesthetics, philosophy and politics of high definition video.

Higher dynamic range image generation laboratory Sept 2014
Digital Artefact
Flaxton, T., Sparke, S., & Boyle, G. (2014). Higher dynamic range image generation laboratory Sept 2014

Due to previous research undertaken with University of Bristol, Bristol Vision Institute, Professor Flaxton organised a Higher Dynamic Range Laboratory with staff and students from both UoB Faculty of Engineering and UWE's Centre for Moving Image Res... Read More about Higher dynamic range image generation laboratory Sept 2014.