The Lone Star Digital Memorial 2020-07-06T12:26:16-05:00

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The Lone Star Digital Memorial – A Case Study in Pervasive Displays

The Lone Star Digital Memorial installation projection maps the 5,852 individual images that comprise the digital representation of the AIDS Memorial Quilt onto a 7.5 ft. tall reinforced cardboard star. Projected at 10 frames per second, the resulting light source is a memorial to those who have died anonymously or alone throughout the ongoing history of the HIV/AIDS pandemic.

Student Credits – Created by ATEC PhD student David Wilson within the Public Interactives Research Lab, in collaboration with ATEC Emerging Gizmology Lab and ATEC Fabrication Lab.

Faculty Credits – Anne Balsamo, Dale MacDonald

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