A selection of i-DAT’s research publications, texts and presentations can be found here:

(Paper accepted) Hazelden, K. 2009. No Instructions Required. In HCI International 2009, 13th International Conference on Human-Computer Interaction, San Diego, USA.

Aga, B. Murray, S. Phillips, M. ARCH-OS: International Workshop,  i-DAT/ AHO School of Architecture and Design, Oslo/ Bartlett School of Architecture, UCL, University of Plymouth, 25-27 February 2009


Aga, B. Review: Ars Electronica Festival for Art, Technology and Society Linz, Austria. 4-9/09/2008. Leonardo Reviews, 10/2008

Phillips, M. Data-Sense. [F.A.q.2] Syncretism of the Senses. SESC Ipiranga. Sao Paulo, Brasil. 25-27/2008.

Phillips, M. Base Data. Keynote. Data to Ideas : Ideas to Data. Visualisation Symposium. Curtin University of Technology. Perth, WA. 04/11/08

Corino G., Morreale D., Corno F.,Pellegrino P., Masala E., Bottino G. (2008) Interfacce della Memoria. Social media e patrimoni documentali online. ScriptaWeb ISBN  978-88-6381-006-6

Corino G., “Social Bodies and locative technologies” in Mapping Bodies: the Embodied Action in Networked Spaces. Ed. Pirani B., UPA (in press). 2008.

Murray, S. Spiller, N, ed. Digital Architecture Now: A Global Survey of Emerging Talent. Thames and Hudson, 2008.

Murray, S. Recovering the Reflexive in Architecture, ISEA, 2008

Corino, G. First ISA World Forum of Sociology, Barcellona (ES). 05-08/09/08

Corino, G. Cultural memory Symposium. University of Plymouth. Hazelwood House, South Devon, U.K. 25-27/06/2008.

Murray, S. A.V.A.T.A.R. (Advanced Virtual and Technological Architectural Research) exhibition, Bartlett School of Architecture, UCL, London, UK. 2008

B Aga, Katina Hazelden and Mike Phillips. The Play Algorithm – A(n):= [r = 1,2,…N]. HOMO LUDENS LUDENS 2008, LABoral Centro de Arte y Creacian Industrial. Gijon, Asturias, Spain. 19-20/04/08.

Murray, S. Speed, C. A trans disciplinary masters workshop in GPS and Ultrasound: Outside – Inside, University of Plymouth, 22-23/04/08

Phillips, M. I Wish I Was a Spaceman, The Fastest Guy Alive:. Immersive Vision | Why? How? What? European Workshop in Immersive Cinema. The 3rd European workshop. 25-28/03/08

Carss, P. & Hazelden, K. 2008. Perception in Domed Virtual Environments. In Fulldome Summit, IPS2008, Chicago, USA.

Aga, B. Phillips, M. etal. Social Operating System. S-OS. Plymouth Arts Centre. 08/02/08-06/04/08.

Corino, G. dn[T]3 Plymouth Visual Thesaurus. Social Operating System. S-OS. Plymouth Arts Centre. 08/02/08-06/04/08.

Murray, S. Gang of Four. Social Operating System. S-OS. Plymouth Arts Centre. 08/02/08-06/04/08.

Carss, P. Phillips, M. Dome Fugue v1.0: Plymouth The Immersive Vision Theatre and i-DAT. Dome Fugue v1.0 is part of Voices III the Peninsula Arts Contemporary Music Festival 2008. 24/02/08.

Murray, S. Speed, C. A trans disciplinary masters workshop in RFID: Referencing the Library, University of Plymouth, 07/02/08

Aga, B. Hutchinson, I. Orrell, P, Phillips, M. Plymouth Arts Centre and i-DAT collaboration. a new series of projects and residencies. Artists and Curator; Stanza (UK) 8 February – 6 April, Cadu (Brazil) 11/01 – 11/04 and Basak Senova (Turkey) 19/01 – 09/02. 01/08


Carss, P. James, N. Phillips, M. Portable Dome Presentation. Ecole Nationale Supérieure d’Arts et Métiers, Centre de Enseignement et de Recherche de Cluny. Open Scene Graph reversion of Cluny Abbey. 21/12/07

Murray, S. Venice Biennale presentation in the Italian Pavilion. 2007.

Hazelden, K. 2007. Telematic Playmates: Presence and Pretence. In Presence 2007: The 10th Annual International Workshop on Presence, Pg. 277 – 280, Barcelona, Spain.

Phillips, M. Curtains for the Albertian Window. Researching the Future: aspects of Art and Technoetics 2007 Prato, Italy. Centro per l’Arte Contemporanea Luigi Pecci 7-9/12/07.

Philips, M. Speed C. Royal Opera House – ‘Recycle Our House’ Green Awareness Day. Arch-OS Presentation. Royal Opera House, London. 21/11/07

Hazelden, K. 2007. Telematic Playmates: Presence and Pretence. In Presence 2007: The 10th Annual International Workshop on Presence, Pg. 277 – 280, Barcelona, Spain.

Aga, B. Phillips, M, et al. Noogy 2.0 – VJ’ing on buildings. (14/11/2007). Motion Plymouth Festival. 14/11/07

Phillips, M. Normal To an Abnormal Degree. MutaMorphosis: Challenging Arts and Sciences. International Conference. Prague, 8-10/11/07

Phillips, M. Arch-OS. IBPSA (International Building Performance Simulation Association). -England Symposium Building Simulation in the South West. University of Plymouth, Sherwell Centre, Plymouth. 16/11/07,

Glynn, R. Speed, C. Processing Workshop/GreenScreen/Arch-OS. 05/11/07

The SwanQuake User Manual is published by Liquid Press/ i-DAT for igloo ( ISBN Number: 978-1-84102-172-0. 10/07

Phillips, M. Something Rich and Strange – the Manifestation of Change. Leonardo/ISAST, Leonardo Education Forum. ISAST I: The Planet Has Changed: Art, Environment, and Sustainable Development. Art Panel. Siggraph 07. San Diego, USA. 07/08/07

Phillips, M. Leonardo Town Hall Meeting. Leonardo Education Forum. San Diego Convention Center. Siggraph. San Diego, USA. /08/07

Sonic Arts Network & i-DAT present: Expo Plymouth. 16/05/2007.

Murray, S. A trans disciplinary masters workshop in SEM and Rapid prototyping: Sliding Scales project, University of Plymouth, Bartlett School of Architecture and Arch-OS, 13-19/01/07


Hazelden, K. 2006. Infinite Infants: Designing Telematic Playspaces. In IEEE Symposium on Visual Languages and Human-Centric Computing, Pg. 232- 233, Brighton, UK.

Phillips, M. There are no Giants and Artist as Catalyst. F.A.q. Questions about Art, Consciousness and Technology. SESC Paulista, Sao Paulo, SP, Brazil, 30/11-2/12/2006

Murray, S. & Munro, S. ‘Stereo-Mono’, University College London, Bartlett School of Architecture, UK. 2006.

Phillips, M. Speed, C. Arch-OS v1.1 (Architecture Operating Systems), Software for Buildings. Engineering Nature, Art & Consciousness in the Post-Biological Era. Ed Ascot, R. Intellect. ISBN 1-84150-128-X. p 177-182. (2006).

Murray, S. Arch-OS Workshop: An Illustrated Primer, University of Plymouth, 2006.

Murray, S. ‘Disturbing Territories’ part of the Consequence series on fresh architecture, Institute for Cultural Policy. ICP, Hamburg, Germany. 2006

Corino, G. Locative Media: Urban Landscape and Pervasive Technology Within Art, Siggraph 2006 Conference, Boston, 30/07/06

Murray, S. Disturbing Territories. Hamburg: Springer Wein New York, 2006.

Murray, S. Disturbing Territories’, Consciousness Reframed Conference, Plymouth University, UK. 2006

Murray, S. ‘An Illustrated Primer’, AHO School of Architecture and Design, Oslo, Norway. 2006.

aConversation. The Port Eliot Conversations. A collaboration between Port Eliot, the afoundation and University of Plymouth (i-DAT). Port Eliot, Cornwall. UK. 27-30/01/06

Intelligent Architecture. Centre for Living and Electronic Arts Research. Curtin University, Perth, Australia. 19/01/06


Thomas, P. Malcolm, C. Phillips, M. i-500 Project. Public Art work commission following an open competition (incorporating Arch-OS), to develop an artwork for the Curtin University Minerals and Chemistry Research and Education Building. Commission by Curtin University of Technology, John Curtin Gallery and Woods Bagot Architects. AU$230,000.00. 12/ 2005.

Aga, B. Digital arts collaborations across the South West region. Arts Council England South West. 06/2005

Murray, S. Phillips, M. Speed, C. The Pizza project, i-DAT and Bartlett School of Architecture, University of Plymouth, 12/10/05

Phillips, M. Liquid Reader 3, Altered States. DVD Conference proceedings from Altered States: transformations of perception, place, and performance. A transdisciplinary conference. Ed: Phillips, M ISBN 1-84102-147-4. 22/07/05.

Hazelden, K. 2005. Infinite Infants. Poster presented at ESRC Research Methods Festival, St Catherine’s College, Oxford.

Phillips, M. All that is solid… melts. The liquefaction of form. Altered States: transformations of perception, place, and performance. University of Plymouth. 22-24/07/05. Proceedings published: Liquid Reader 3, Altered States. Ed: Phillips, M ISBN 1-84102-147-4. 22/07/05.

Phillips, M. Arch-OS: Buildings in Motion. Bodies in Motion: Memory, Personalization, Mobility and Design. Summit 2-Mobile Pl. Banff New Media Institute, Alberta Canada. 25-28/06/2005

Phillips, M. & Hazelden, K. 2005. Augmented Play Spaces. (or ‘How to Demolish a Dream Architecture to Build the Augmented Play House’). Paper presented at the 2nd Plymouth e-Learning Conference, Plymouth, UK.

Murray, S. Arch-OS Workshop: 13 – 17/06/05

Phillips, M. “Constellation Columbia”, prototype monument for Dead Astronauts. ZER0GRAVITY, A Cultural User’s Guide. Ed Triscott, N and La Frenais, R. The Arts Catalyst. 2005, 84-85. ISBN 0-9534546-4-9

Phillips, M. Arch-OS and Liquid Reader v1.1. Shaping Consciousness: New Media, Spirituality, and Identity. Project X Theatre. Dallas, Texas, USA. 09/04/05.

Philips, M. Invited Presenter for Buro Happold Consulting Engineers ( Multi-disciplinary Engineering Workshop. This Conversation can server no possible purpose. London, 03/03/05.

Phillips, M. Research TV webcast on Arch-OS. Broadcast Date: 22/02/05. Interactive Intelligent Technology


The DVD supplement and the Liquid Reader interface (Version 2.1 for MAC OSX/Windows) were jointly developed by i-DAT/Liquid Press, Performance Research e-Publications and DeMo, and were designed and mastered by Adam Crowe, Mike Phillips and Joe Phillips. The On Civility DVD supplements Performance Research Vol.9, No.4 On Civility. (2004) ISSN 1352-8165 / ISBN 0-415-34737-8

Liquid Reader v1.1. DVD Supplement. Jointly developed by i-DAT/ Liquid Press, Performance Research e-Publications and DeMo. Liquid Reader v1.1 produced by the Liquid Press, an i-DAT (Institute of Digital Art & Technology) research project. On the Page DVD supplements Performance Research Vol.9, No.2 On the Page. (2004) issn 1352-8165.

Phillips M, Speed C, Montandon A, with Dent E. read/write/fold. Performance Research Vol.9, No.2. On the Page. (2004) issn 1352-8165 isbn 0-415-34737-6.

Phillips, M. Soft Buildings. Technoetic Arts, A Journal of Speculative Arts. Vol 2, Number 2 – 2004. Intellect Ltd. ISSN 1477-965X. pp 99-108.

Anders, P., Phillips, M. 2004. Arch-OS: An operating system for buildings. In proceedings of the 2004 AIA/ACADIA Fabrication Conference, Cambridge and Toronto, Ontario, Canada. 8-13/11/04. pp. 282-293

Phillips, M. Roberts, J. Psychometric Architecture. QI and Complexity – 24 – 27 November 2004. Red Gate Gallery, Levels 1 & 4, Dongbianmen Watchtower Chongwenmen, Beijing, China. Portland Square Plymouth University, The Digital Media Studio, Central Academy of Fine Arts, School of Software and Peking Univ. The Institute of Digital Media, Beijing Normal Univ. Three location telematic video system. (11/2004).

ACE/AHRB Network meeting, Kings College, Cambridge. 10/07/04

Interdisciplinary Design Workshop 3. Social property and New Social Forms, an Experiment in Interdisciplinary. Refashioning Patents: scientific research and the public domain. The Old Kitchens, Girton College, Cambridge. CRASSH. 9/07/04

Softbuildings: Pyschometric Architecture, Buildings That Go Bump in the Night. Festival Ciber@RT Bilbao 2004, Challenges for a Ubiquitous Identity, Bilbao []. Planetary Collegium. 29/04/04

Soft Buildings, invited presentation to NMSI at the National Museum of Science and Industry, London. 5/02/04.


Phillips, M. Constellation Columbia”, prototype monument for Dead Astronauts. zero gravity work for Parabolic flight from the Gagarin Cosmonaut Training. Centre, Russia. Courtesy of The Arts Catalyst: MIR Campaign 2003, Gagarin Cosmonaut Training Centre, Russia. MIR Campaign 2003 supported by the European Commission Culture 2000 Fund.

Phillips.M. Construçóes Interativas. Redes Sensoriais. Arte, Ciência, Tecnologia. eds Maciel, K. Parente. A. Contra Capa Livraria, Rio de Janerio. 2003. ISBN: 85-86011-74-6. pp149-155. (30/11/03). Book.

‘Soft Buildings’. Phillips, M. Centro Dragáo do Mar de Arte e Cultura (Fortaleza – Ceará, Brazil. Organised byProfessor Katia Maciel, N-Imagem, Escola deComunicaçáo, Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro. (29-30/11/03).

‘All that is solid melts into… Liquid Media’. Dept Computer Science. ETH Zurich. CH 8092 Zurich, Switzerland. Invitation to present from Prof. Moira Norrie. (03/11/03).

“This conversation can serve no purpose any more. Goodbye.” ‘Digital dialogue with a significant other’. Nomadische Grenzüberschreitungen / (nach) denken über kunst. Nomadic Transitions / thinking about art. Kunst und Forschung. 10.-12. April 2003. University of Art and Design Zürich. Hochschule für Gestaltung und Kunst Zürich (HGZ) (10/04/03)

CeBit: UK@ Stand, Hall 5, Stand F04 at CeBIT 2004, Hanover, Germany. Future Park Pavilion, UK Research and Innovation. Arch-OS represents the South West of England Regional Development Agency at the Future Parc. 18 – 20/03/03.


Phillips, M. (S.T.I. Consortium).The Search for Terrestrial Intelligence. 4th International. CAiiA-STAR Research Conference. Consciousness Reframed 2003. Curtin University of Technology, Perth, Australia. ISBN 1-74067-272-0 Part of the BEAP [2002 Biennale of Electronic Arts Perth] (02/07/02).

‘Auto-Creativity V1.5: A slash and burn transmedia compression codec for artists and designers’. M. Philllips. Teaching in a Digital Domain. Innovation, A National Symposium – Part 3 in collaboration with Forum for Electronic Arts Research (FEAR) Australian Council of Universities of Art and Design Schools (ACUADS) in collaboration with the Australian National Coalition of Creative Arts (ANCCA). Technology Park, CSIRO Theatre. Curtin University of Technology, Perth, Australia. Part of the BEAP [2002 Biennale of Electronic Arts Perth]. (11/07/02)

Generative Media. CAiiA-STAR Symposium, John Curtin Gallery, BankWest Theatre. Curtin University of Technology, Perth, Australia. Part of the BEAP [2002 Biennale of Electronic Arts Perth] (06/07/02).

Cox, G., Phillips, M., etal. ‘Artefact’, with support from inIVA, i-DAT, Middlesex University, V&A). Digital Responses series of exhibitions in Gallery 70 at the V&A, May 16 2002 to 12 February 2003 at the Design Now Space: 20th Century Gallery 70, at the Victoria and Albert Museum, London. 05-06/02


STI Consortium. Search for Terrestrial Intelligence, part of Landscape Trauma, Autograph touring show, Leeds Metropolitan University Gallery. /11-12/01.

From Networking to Nanosystems a Series of Digital Dialogues and Debates, CAiiA-STAR in collaboration with ucdarnet, presentations and symposium “9/11: N2N conference”. UCSC Santa Cruz. ‘Emergent Systems’ and ‘MetaphoricNetworks’ UCLA/UC Irvine/ UCSB, Los Angeles, ‘Wireless Society’ and ‘Performance Networks’ and ‘Nano-technology & Culture and New Literacies’. (8-14/11/01).

Phillips, M. ‘Psychometric Architecture’. V01D. Eds, Speed, C. Grinsted, G. Produced by The Institute of Digital Art and Technology, Plymouth Arts Centre, limbomedia and Digital Skin. ISBN 1 84102 087 7 (07/07/01)

Phillips, M. Where a Space Once Was’. For V01DExhibition, Plymouth Arts Centre. Part of Architecture Week. 22/06-22/07/01

Phillips M. ‘Narcissus v1.0’. The Search for Terrestrial Intelligence. SciArt Symposium presentation at Creating Sparks Conference, Royal geographical Society, London. (06/2001).

STI consortium. Search for Terrestrial Intelligence, as part of ‘Landscape Trauma’, Autograph Touring Show, Café Gallery, London.

Autoicon CD-Rom & website (collective), exhibition to accompany conference, ‘Race and Digital Space’, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA. April 2001.

Autoicon CD-Rom (collective), part of exhibition, ‘Art In Motion II’, Santa Monica Museum of Art, Santa Monica CA, USA. 2001.

1: Constellation Columbia. Courtesy of The Arts Catalyst. Video: Marko Peljhan. MIR Campaign 2003, Gagarin Cosmonaut Training Centre, Russia”.
2: Arch-OS design teleconference (USA-UK). Peter Anders, Roy Ascott, Martin Beck, Mike Phillips.
3: Inflatable dome, Shaun Murray and Pete Carss.
4: Arch-OS Core.
5: Arch-OS workshop. People with Slothbot simulation.