Space Tension Reprise with a Twist

DAHI Admin/ February 20, 2017/ Arts.Humanities.Data, Events, News, Video/ 0 comments

We have some wonderful video from SpaceTension, DAHI’s recent collaboration with the Dance Program.  DAHI director Rich Rath, wrote the software for the virtual instrument that the dancers play with their bodies and motions to create the music that they are dancing to. This project arose from Rich’s long-time work on the software, and a conversation Kara Miller, professor of Dance,

Read More


DAHI Admin/ February 17, 2017/ Events/ 0 comments

The Gathering section of MemoryHouse:DREAMS, the UHM dance departments technology and dance performance from November, will be airing on ʻOlelo next week.  The broadcasts will also be streaming on demand at ʻOlelo soon after the broadcasts.The Gathering2/19/2017  10:30PM     OLELO532/20/2017   8:00PM      OLELO532/22/2017   1:00PM      OLELO532/26/2017   8:00AM      OLELO53 Hope you watch it!

Art & Racial Justice

DAHI Admin/ February 17, 2017/ News/ 0 comments

Patrice Cullors and Alicia Garza, two co-founders of the Black Lives Matter movement, were on hand at the Honolulu Museum of Art for a discussion of art and social justice.  Their conversation was ably moderated by none other than DAHI lead technical developer and program coordinator.  The discussion, which included insightful audience questions and comments from the packed house, preceded the

Read More

Futures from the Outside

DAHI Admin/ January 10, 2017/ Events/ 0 comments

  January 13, 2017 at 2:30-4:00 PM Saunders Hall 624 Future studies have developed over many decades into a powerful area of enquiry. It has its own theories, methods, and communities of scholars and practitioners. Yet futures is also inherently interdisciplinary. This discussion session engages with an outsiders’ perspectives on the field. How did a law professor accidentally introduced to

Read More

Mark Coniglio Interactive Dance and New Media Workshop

Rich Rath/ October 3, 2016/ Events/ 0 comments

Tuesday, October 4, 201610:30-11:45amFree of Charge. UHM students and community members welcome!Dance Building Room 100UHM (by Maile Way)Recognized as a pioneering force in the integration of dance and media, Berlin based composer/media artist Mark Coniglio, creates large-scale performance works that integrate music, dance, theater and interactive media. His first technological breakthrough came in 1989 when he created MidiDancer, a wireless

Read More

Mapper’s Delight

DAHI Admin/ October 1, 2016/ Uncategorized/ 0 comments

On September 29 we put out a call to all members of the DAHI community to gather and talk about mapping-related projects. In response we got a great cross-section of faculty and staff coming from English, the Library’s geospatial department, Pacific Island Studies, Information and Computer Sciences and a visitor from the University of Alberta, Canada. Using one project that

Read More

Upcoming Workshops

Rich Rath/ September 30, 2016/ Events, Open Source / Open Access/ 0 comments

Two workshops coming up in October. You can Register for them HERE. Please share around with folks you think would be interested. Introduction to Mapping Census Data in R (Hands-on Session) October 11, 2016 – Room 110A – 2-4pm Learn to use R, the open source software environment for statistical computing and graphics, to map US Census and World Bank

Read More

Ice Cube 1964

DAHI Admin/ September 26, 2016/ Uncategorized/ 0 comments

I have often wondered at the persistent relevance of “classic” records like Marvin Gaye’s “What’s Going On?” which was as significant for its technical achievements as it was for its social content and high levels of musicality. But what if the technical achievements, the very processes of virtualization that make modern music production and recording possible, are a part of what

Read More