Flight Patterns

Aaron Koblin

Flight Patterns ,
Co-workers & Funding
Image courtesy of the artist
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Aaron Koblin is an artist specialising in data visualisation. Koblin’s work has been shown at international festivals including Ars Electronica, SIGGRAPH, OFFF, the Japan Media Arts Festival and TED. He received the National Science Foundation’s first place award for science visualisation and his work is part of the permanent collection of MoMA, New York. Other work includes visualisations for the New York Talk Exchange, a project by the SENSEable City Lab at Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and Bicycle Built for Two Thousand with Daniel Massey, an online project which records voices across the globe singing together.

Aaron Koblin also created House of Cards in the Code section of the exhibition
  • aesthetics
    • animated
  • genres
    • digital animation
  • subjects
    • Arts and Visual Culture
      • theory
        • complexity
  • technology
    • software
      • Softimage
Technology & Material
3D Real-time capture engineered by Geometric Informatics Inc. (performance and party)
Software and Hardware Development: Dale Royer, Luke Farrer, Song Zhang

3D Laser Imaging Equipment: Velodyne Lidar Inc.
Field Application Engineer: Rick Yoder
Business Development Manager: Mike Dunbar

Processing of Lidar Data: 510 Systems
Chief Engineer: Pierre-Yves Droz
System Administrator: Troy Thompson
CEO: Suzanna Musick

Additional Lidar footage supplied by: Aerotec
Aerotec/Chief Executive Officer: James W. Dow
Aerotec/Land Modeling Specialist/LIDAR: William Wallace
Aerotec/Land Modeling Supervisor: Casey Scott

Editorial Company: Union Editorial
Editor: Nicholas Wayman Harris
Assistant Editor: Nathan Cal

Visual Effects By The Syndicate
Visual Effects Supervisor: Ben Grossmann
Visual Effects Producer: Magdalena Wolf
Managing Director: Kenny Solomon
CG Supervisor: Adam Watkins
CG Technical Director: Rodrigo Teixeira
FX Animators: Sam Khorshid, Attila Zalanyi
CG Artist: Duane Stinnett
Compositing Supervisor: Alex Henning
Flame Artists: Verdi Sevenhuysen, Mike Ek, Kevin McDonald
Editorial Consultant: Adam Gerstel
Chief Engineer: Albert Soto
System Administrator: Lap Luu
IT Assistant: Thuy Le

Lead Girl: Lauren Maher

Studio and equipment provided by: G-Star Studios , West Palm Beach, FL
Exhibitions & Events