No longer is the modern canvas confined to being flat. Fostered by the advent of powerful projectors and more advanced methods of mapping, large-scale walls, sharp edged buildings and peculiarly-shaped objects have all become receptacles for today’s ambitious creatives. As photographers, designers and directors increasingly dabble in the world of video projection, Jihee Junn talks to three different artists to discover their take on the intersection between technology and visual art. First up, Joseph Michael.
With global population growth, water scarcity and the desire for food security high on the list of political concerns, the agtech sector is booming and attracting plenty of investment. Here are some of the local companies improving the way we produce food.
Almost 10 years ago, Sir Paul Callaghan challenged New Zealanders to think of their economy as more than just a farm. Progress has been made, but there's still more work to be done. Here, director of Te Pūnaha Matatini professor Shaun Hendy shares why laser scientists should be talking to dairy farmers and the fintech sector should be talking to mathematicians.
As part of Idealog's Technology Month, we've picked the brains of some of the movers and shakers in the industry to find out their favourite tech-related things, their biggest fears for the future and what other companies and individuals inspire their work. Here's the Exponential Agency's Rod Snodgrass.
Previously Unavailable's James Hurman has worked with brands big and small to figure out what they should say about themselves. And, for startups, it's often one of the most difficult parts of running a business. So he tried to find a way to help startups in a way that's truly affordable and scalable and the result is a 'brand strategy in a box' called Storytech.