Personal space shrinks and expands as the tiny gestures you make with your fingers on the screen are magnified for all to see.










Tentacles has been presented in urban environments, indoors and out, projected onto walls, and giant outdoor screens on the sides of buildings:


Mobile HCI, OCAD University

Toronto, Sept 26-29, 2014

FICCI Frames

Mumbai, March 12 - 14, 2013

Talk to Me, Museum of Modern Art

New York City, USA, July – November 2011

Transmission, GLOBAL SUMMIT 2011

Victoria, Canada, February 2011

MediaCity 2010, Bauhaus University

Weimar, Germany, October 2010

Festival du nouveau cinema

Montreal, Canada, October 2010

Mobilefest, Museum of Image and Sound

Sao Paulo, Brazil, September 2010

Nuit Blanche, Lennox Contemporary Gallery

Toronto, Canada, October 2009



Talks & Conference Presentations

G. Shea, M. Longford, E. Biddis, “Art and Play in Interactive Projections: Three Perspectives” ISEA 2011, Istanbul, Turkey, September 2011

G. Shea, M. Longford, "Identity Play in an Artistic, Interactive Urban Projection" CHI 2011 Workshop, Vancouver, May 2011

G. Shea, M. Longford, “Large Screens and Small Screens: Public and Private Engagement with Urban Projections” MediaCity, Weimar, Germany, October 2010
M. Longford, Connecting Talent in Digital Media, MITACS and the NCE GRAND, Mississauga, Canada, September 2010
G. Shea, M. Longford, R. King, Discovery 2010, Ontario Centres of Excellence, Toronto, Canada, May 2010
M. Longford, “Digital Media: Successes and Accomplishments in Canadian Digital Media Research,” Canada 3.0, Stratford, Canada, May 2010
R. King, International Centre for Art and New Technologies (CIANT), Prague, Czech Republic, March 2010
G. Shea, Mobile Experience Innovation Centre (MEIC), Ontario College of Art and Design University, Toronto, Canada, February 2010
R. King, Music in a Global Village Conference, Budapest, Hungary, December 2009
M. Longford, G. Shea, iPhone Developer's Group, Augmented Reality Lab, York University, Toronto, Canada, November 2009
M. Longford, Project Demonstration - A New Media Gathering, Town of Markham, Markham, Canada – October 2009
M. Longford, “Tentacles: Design, Technology and Interdisciplinary Collaboration in the Mobile Media Lab” PEKING/YORK SYMPOSIUM: Interdisciplinarity, Art and Technology, York University, Toronto, Canada, October 2009

G. Shea, “Artifact or Experience: Presenting Network Mediated Objects,” Interacting with Immersive Worlds, Brock University, St. Catharines, Canada, June 2009



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