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Flavia Sparacino
Ph.D. Student, '02




Flavia is working on interactive performance featuring people interacting with behavior-based "Media Creatures." She is a visual storyteller who combines transformational images and expressive typography for physical, virtual, and web-based environments.

Wearable City
Wearable Cinema/Werable City
Unbuilt Ruins
Responsive Portraits
Virtual Studio: Digital Circus
City of News
MetaCity: Sarajevo
Improvisational Theater Space
Augmented Performace
Media Creatures

Sparacino F; Davenport G; Pentland A (2000).
Media in performance: Interactive spaces for dance, theater, circus, and museum exhibits.
IBM Systems Journal, vol.39, no.3-4, 2000, pp.479-510. Publisher: IBM, USA.

Sparacino F; Davenport G; Pentland A (2000).
Wearable Cinema/Wearable City: bridging physical and virtual spaces through wearable computing.
IMAGINA 2000, invited presentation, Montecarlo, January 31st-February 3rd 2000.

Sparacino F; Larson K; MacNeil R; Davenport G; Pentland A (1999).
Technologies and methods for interactive exhibit design: from wireless object and body tracking to wearable computers.
International Conference on Hypertext and Interactive Museums, ICHIM 99, Washington, DC, Sept. 22-26, 1999.

F. Sparacino; DeVaul R; Wren C; MacNeil R; Davenport G; Pentland A (1999).
City of News.
SIGGRAPH 99, Visual Proceedings, Emerging Technologies, Los Angeles, August 8-13, 1999.

Sparacino F; Davenport G; Pentland A(1999).
Media actors: characters in search of an author.
Proceedings IEEE International Conference on Multimedia Computing and Systems. IEEE Comput. Soc. Part vol.2, 1999, pp.439-46 vol.2. Los Alamitos, CA, USA.

Sparacino F; Wren C; Davenport G; Pentland A(1999).
Augmented Performance in Dance and Theater.
International Dance and Technology 99 (IDAT99), at Arizona State University, Feb. 25-28, 1999.

Sparacino F; Oliver N; Pentland A; Davenport G (1997).
Responsive Portraits.
The Eighth International Symposium on Electronic Art, Chicago, IL, September 1997.

Sparacino F; Wren C; Davenport G; Pentland A (1999).
Digital Circus: a computer-vision based interactive Virtual Studio
IMAGINA, Monte Carlo, Monaco, 18-20th January 1999.

Davenport G; Agamanolis S; Bradley B; Sparacino F (1997).
Encounters in DreamWorld: A Work in Progress.
Presented at Consciousness Reframed, 1st International CAiiA Research Conference, University of Wales College, Newport, Wales, July 1997.

Sparacino F (1997)
DirectIVE: Choreographing Media for Interactive Virtual Environments.
MIT MS Thesis.

Sparacino F; Pentland A; Davenport G; et al. (1997).
City of News.
Ars Electronica Festival, Linz, Austria.

Wren C; Sparacino F (1997).
Perceptive Spaces for Performance and Entertainment: Untethered Interaction using Computer Vision and Audition.
Applied Artificial Intelligence (AAI) Journal, March.

Sparacino F; Hall K; Wren C; Davenport, G; Pentland A (1997).
Improvisational Theater Space.
The Sixth Biennal Symposium for Arts and Technology, Connecticut College, New London, CT, February 27 - March 2, 1997.

Sparacino F; Pentland A; Davenport G (1997).
Wearable Performance.
Digest of Papers. First International Symposium on Wearable Computers (Cat. No.97TB100199). IEEE Comput. Soc. 1997, pp.181-2. Los Alamitos, CA, USA.

Sparacino F; Wren C; Davenport G; Pentland A (1995).
HyperPlex: a World of 3D Interactive Digital Movies.
IJCAI'95 Workshop on Entertainment and AI/Alife, Montreal, August.