Biomer Skelters

Tamiko Thiel, Will Pappenheimer
Source: Tamiko Thiel, Will Pappenheimer

Tamiko Thiel

Biomer Skelters , ongoing
Co-workers & Funding
Copyright Tamiko Thiel & Will Pappenheimer, 2013. A commission from FACT Liverpool (Roger McKinley, FACT Research and Innovation Manager), in collaboration with Prof. Dr. Stephen Fairclough and Dr. Kiel Gillead of Liverpool John Moores University (bio-sensing), and with the the World Museum Liverpool (thanks to Donna Young, Curator of the Herbarium). App development supported by a grant and student assistantships from the Verizon Thinkfinity Initiative for Innovative Teaching, Technology and Research, at Pace University and the Siedenburg School of Information Science, principal investigator: Will Pappenheimer.
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Biomer Skelters (“biome” + “helter-skelter“) is a crowd sourced, wild growth forest-to-rainforest propagator that creates a city-wide public artwork by connecting participants’ interior biorhythms to exterior urban ecosystems.
  • aesthetics
    • illusionary
    • navigable
  • genres
    • installations
      • augmented reality (AR)
  • subjects
    • Nature and Environment
      • environment
      • landscapes (environments)
      • Nature
    • Society and Culture
      • utopias
    • Technology and Innovation
      • simulation
Technology & Material
Heart rate monitor and Android smartphone with custom app
Custom Android app
Custom AR server and MySql database
Layar augmented reality app