Cryptext and Nomencluster

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: Cryptext (a series of interactive puzzle/science prose poems) and Nomencluster (a generative digital poem created by the user’s hand movements using poetry and science designs) were built for one of the world’s largest, most advanced touch screen spaces, located at QUT’s The Cube (four 40ft sides, over 40 touch screens, towering over two stories).  These two works were made possible by a $125,000 grant from the Australia Council of the Arts and the Queensland University of Technology.

Cryptext is a puzzle science fiction prose work where players use giant wheels, one to each touch screen, to solve a cryptic X-files style mystery surrounding a secret military technology program. And Nomencluster an interactive artwork/game where players create with science shapes and designs, and through each of the six levels poetic text is generated by the player’s movements.

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built for one of the world’s largest, most advanced touch screen spaces, located at QUT’s The Cube

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Built in Unity for the world's largest digital touchscreen space, with over 50 large touchscreens and 25 servers driving the space. So each work is heavily networked and works across all the screens. 

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Jason Nelson