Ammerman Symposium Exhibition

Ammerman Center for Arts and Technology

Project H.E.A.R.T. will be featured in an exhibition at Hygienic Gallery, New London, Connecticut, as part of the Ammerman Center for Arts and Technology 16th Biennial Symposium for Arts and Technology.

The Ammerman Center for Arts and Technology 16th Biennial Symposium


February 15 – 17, 2018

The Ammerman Center for Arts and Technology at Connecticut College is pleased to present “Intersections: the 16th Biennial Symposium on Arts and Technology.”

The aim of the symposium, now in its thirty-second year, is to create a forum for multidisciplinary dialogue at the intersection of arts, technology and contemporary culture. The symposium brings artists and researchers from a wide range of fields together to engage, interact and share ideas as they present new works, research and performances in a variety of formats. Featured events include a keynote address by Krzysztof Wodiczko, Featured exhibition by Natalie Bookchin, several commissioned multi-disciplinary works, panel discussions and paper presentations, workshops, gallery exhibitions, music concerts, installations, screenings, public interventions and live media performances.

Click here for more information from the symposium website

Technical Requirements

Project H.E.A.R.T. is an installation work that features a futuristic play station including a desk surface, chair, and biosensor interface.

Project H.E.A.R.T.
6-8 minutes
4k VR experience for Oculus Rift, LED-enhanced desk and seating, USB-powered biosensor interface
Oculus Rift CV-1 with IR tracker, large display monitor (at least 50″), Windows 10 VR-capable computer, access to power
Recommended CPU: Intel Core i7 chipset GPU: AMD RX 480, GeForce GTX 1060 3GB, or Nvidia 1060 graphics card RAM: 8GB

The biosensor interface is installed by plugging in the USB to the computer. No further calibration or setup action is required.