Christopher Hunt

Controlled Frenzy

Agile Practices (K) 2017
Agile Practices (K)
Friday 11:30 - 12:14

Session type: Lecture
Session level: Suitable for all

Loving Grace Part One: An Agile Retrospective

Loving Grace Part One is an interactive art installation initially developed for FutureSync in June 2017. It explores how artificial intelligences interpret, understand and interact with human behaviour by creating a simulacra of the audience as they arrive. The simulacra then go on to invade the rest of the event by infecting other exhibits, taking over social media feeds and reacting to the mood of the day. This talk will focus on the agile processes and methodologies used to create the work, and reflects on their effectiveness. It will discuss interdisciplinary influences on technology, art and design, and It will go into detail of each of the project’s technological elements and human stories – giving the audience an insight into delivering a complex data driven artwork.

Loving Grace Part One: An Agile Retrospective    Christopher Hunt


Chris Hunt is a creative technologist and builder of rather cool things, including apps, analytics, connected devices and digital artworks. He is Managing Director of Controlled Frenzy – a creative prototyping, software development and research consultancy. Controlled Frenzy works with clients to develop engaging audience-focussed technology prototypes, products and installations to explore their data and ideas so they can grow and adapt to new ways of working, communicating and doing business.



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