Stereoscope Team

The Project Blinkenlights team is a huge group of people who have contributed in one form or the other. it is more of an open network of people than being just a well-defined group of artists. But we need to mention those who have put most of the effort into making Stereoscope fly.

Core Team

Thomas Fiedler aka "Fiedel" Project coordinator and head of logistics, hardware and electronics specialist. Founder of Project Blinkenlights with Tim Pritlove.
Tim Pritlove Project coordinator and master of ceremonies, project evangelist. Founder of Project Blinkenlights with Thomas Fiedler.
Daniel Mack Hardware and software geek of caiaq. Developed huge parts firmware for our WDIM and WMCU wireless light control system.
Milosch Meriac Electronics specialist of bitmanufaktur. Developed our WDIM and WMCU hardware design based on their existing OpenBeacon platform together with Brita Meriac. Created the lower layers of our wireless dimming protocol and the firmware.
Brita Meriac Electronics specialist of bitmanufaktur. Worked on the hardware design with Milosch Meriac and did the PCB layout of our WDIM and WMCU devices.
Dominik Wagner Macintosh and iPhone software developer at TheCodingMonkeys based in Munich, Germany. Created the Quartz Composer based Stereoscope Creation Suite and co-developed the Stereoscope Simulator for the iPhone in co-operation with Martin Pittenauer. Also created a variety of animations for Stereoscope.
Martin Pittenauer Macintosh and iPhone software developer at TheCodingMonkeys based in Munich, Germany. Co-developed the Stereoscope Simulator for the iPhone in co-operation with Dominik Wagner. Also took care of the Live Streaming setup.
Andrew Kilpatrick Hardware and software developer based in Toronto, Canada. Developed the new Blinkenlights Mixer Engine and the VoIP telephone interface in co-operation with Dan Fraser and Jonathan Fuerth.
Dan Fraser Software developer based in Toronto, Canada. Developed the new Blinkenlights Mixer Engine and the VoIP telephone interface in co-operation with Andrew Kilpatrick and Jonathan Fuerth.
Jonathan Fuerth Software developer based in Toronto, Canada. Developed the new Blinkenlights Mixer Engine and the VoIP telephone interface in co-operation with Dan Fraser and Andrew Kilpatrick.
Falk Gärtner Animator, graphic and 3D designer, VJ and computer artist based in Berlin, Germany. Did extensive work on the 3D model of Toronto City Hall and contributed a huge amount of graphics and animations for Stereoscope. Falk is presenting the Blinkenlights Symphony at Nuit Blanche live.
Willow De La Roche On-site backstage angel and mental supporter based in Oxford, UK.
Antenne Springborn Graphic designer and animator (Antenna Design) based in Berlin, Germany. Antenne developed the Stereoscope Logo and did extensive work on graphics and layout design for the new Project Blinkenlights website, typography and color schemes. She also contributed lots of animations for Stereoscope.
Papillon Urban hacker and setup and production wizard based in Berlin, Germany. Lead the production team in Berlin with Thomas Fiedler. Papillon bas been with Project Blinkenlights from the beginning.
Björn Barnekow Graphic Designer, animator and network specialist based in Berlin, Germany. Contributed the Stereoscope Paint application and original artwork for Stereoscope. Björn bas been with Project Blinkenlights from the beginning.
Kaspar Metz Website developer and designer, Drupal specialist based in Berlin, Germany. Developed and designed the new Project Blinkenlights website.
Robin Senior Programmer based in Toronto, Canada. Co-developed the Blinkenlights Library for Processing with Dan Fraser.
Kirian Scheuplein Film producer and director of CreAtmosFairy based in Hamburg, Germany. Kirian did the original documentation videos for Project Blinkenlights and is working on the documentary for Stereoscope as well.
Michael Full Assistant to Kirian Scheuplein based in Hamburg, Germany.
Marten Suhr 3D and graphic designer and animator based in Berlin, Germany. Contributed the original 3D model for Toronto City Hall.
Thomas O'Brien Programmer based in Toronto, Canada. Wrote the Space Invaders, Breakout, and Snake.
Nhat Quang Tran Quang is a visual VFX supervisor and 3d designer based in berlin germany who made the prerendering and lightening of the 3d model

Toronto City Hall

Stereoscope wouldn't have been possible with the outstanding support of the Special Events group and the networking department at Toronto City Hall and the curators for the Nuit Blanche festival.

Joe Sellors Special Events Supervisor Production - Nuit Blanche Lead
Monika Matel-Sousa Special Events Supervisor Programming - Zone A
Carole Boughannam Special Events Manager Programming
Giannina Warren Special Events Media and Public Relations
Alan Jazvac Special Events Manager Production
Mark Lafleche Manager of IT, City of Toronto
Gordon Hatt Curator for Nuit Blanche 2008, Zone A

Production Helpers Berlin

Many thanks to those who helped in Berlin to do the initial production of all the material we prepared to be shipped to Toronto.

Jan Sommerfeld, Claudia Utke, Carsten Schaeffer, Gregor Handrich, Philip Mayer, Stephanie Lange, Ricardo Romanowski, Philip Jäckel, Gregor Sedlag, Tom Kietzmann.

Additional Support

Many thanks to all those who contributed help on various levels: Sven Klemm, Eric Preston, Tim Ruetz, Sven Neumann, Claudia Schmidt, Gregor Sedlag, Marion Zirngibl, Pavel Mayer, Regine Schmidt, Max Wolter, Kraftfuttermischwerk, Gabe Sawhney, James Eberhardt, Ben Simons, Brian Penhole.