[ISEA2018] Paper: Jan K. Argasinski & Jakub Woynarowski — vzvzz as a medium of abstraction: The “Stilleben” project


Keywords: Virtual reality, art, abstraction, graphic design, HCI, minimalism.

The article is devoted to the presentation of the project carried out at the Ubu Lab at the Jagiellonian University in Krakow, Poland. The work titled the Stilleben is a minimalist, interactive experiment in the field of human-computer interaction as well as the translation
of work done with classic graphic techniques into the virtual spaces.

  • Jan K. Argasiński (born in 1985), PhD, works at the Department of Games Technology; Faculty of Physics, Astronomy and Applied Computer Science of Jagiellonian University in Krakow (Poland). His research concerns affective computing, game design and Development, augmented and virtual reality.
  • Jakub Woynarowski (born in 1982), PhD, is a graduate of the Academy of Fine Arts in Krakow (Poland), where he currently teaches at the Narrative Drawing Studio and conducts a seminar on visual culture. He combines the activity of a visual artist, designer and independent curator. As an author of graphic novels and art books he investigates the feasibility of applying various forms of visual narration as instruments of theoretical reflection. In 2014 he collaborated with the Institute of Architecture as author of the artistic  concept of the Polish Pavilion at the 14th Biennale of Architecture in Venice. He co-organized curatorial projects at De Appel Arts Centre in Amsterdam, National Gallery in Prague and Akademie der Künste der Welt in Cologne. His work has been exhibited, among others, at Fondazione Memmo in Rome, Kunsthal Extra City in Antwerp, MeetFactory in Prague and Museum of Modern Art in Warsaw.

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