Who is rollerchimp?
Rollerchimp (aka Andrew Bluff) is a new media interaction artist specialising in technology to enhance live musical performance, physical theatre and interactive art installations. Seamlessly blending software engineering, sound design and digital projection to create live synesthetic audio-visual events. Andrew has recently completed his doctoral research at the UTS Creativity and Cognition Studios, producing his Phd thesis Interactive Art, Immersive Technology and Live Performance. Andrew is currently employed as a post-doctoral research fellow at the flagship UTS Animal Logic Academy where masters and research students are developing their film-based CGI and animation skills and exploring how these skills can be coupled with robotics, 3D printing, 3D scanners, CAVEs, motion capture, AR and VR to create innovative and captivating experiences.
In addition to his interactive live performance work, Andrew has developed the mobile drumming apps DrumStudio and RoboDrummer and received the prestigious App Art Award for his innovative iOS app, Mobile Phone Orchestra.
Andrew has also worked as a professional software developer on many cutting edge sound, lighting and video applications including:-
Vista 2 (Jands) – Innovative lighting console for theatre and live music productions
Pyxis/Evo (Fairlight) – Flagship video/audio digital workstation
Poststation 2 (DspMedia) – A digital audio post production suite
SmartConsole (SmartAV) – Revolutionary large format / small footprint audio mixing console
Hector (Cetnet) – Integrated automation of lighting and AV equipment for smart homes
Nexus (Evolution Broadcast) – Unified touch screen control system for streamlined television production of live sports within Outside Broadcast (OB) vans.
If you want to know more about Rollerchimp, please shoot me an email at firstname.lastname@example.org