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Enlightenment was commissioned by the Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts, with sponsorship by Jerome L Greene Foundation and The Peter Jay Sharp Foundation.
- Jane Moss, Mostly Mozart Artistic Director, instigated and oversaw the commission of Enlightenment.
- Louis Langree, Mostly Mozart Music Director, supervised the music process.
- Their colleagues Jon Nakagawa, Lisa Takemoto, Peter Duffin, and Matt Carlson were all tremendously helpful.
- Terry Pender, Assistant Director of Columbia University’s Computer Music Center, oversaw the musical recording and sound design.
- Marco Steinberg and Cathy Braash Dean designed the physical installation.
- Nat Johnson and Greg Mitnick assisted with the video shoot.
The development of Enlightenment relied upon the following Open Source packages, APIs, and toolkits:
- JOGL / Ken Russell
- Jython / Jim Hugunin & Barry Warsaw
- JGroups / Bela Ban et al
- Quaqua / Werner Randelshofer
- Batik / Apache Group
- Rsync / Samba; XStream / Joe Walnes et al
- Eclipse / The Eclipse Foundation.
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- “Thinking Images” by John Canemaker, Print Magazine (Sept/Oct 2006)
- “The Mozart Machine” by Stuart Isacoff, The Wall Street Journal (August 17, 2006)
- “The Mechanics of Mozart”,Popular Mechanics (August 10, 2006)
- “Electronic Variations for Mozart at 250,” The New York Times (August 3, 2006)
- “Highest-Def Screens Make Mozart Kaleidoscope at Lincoln Center” by Linda Yablonsky, Bloomberg News (July 28, 2006)
- “Unique Outdoor Installation Part of Annual Mostly Mozart Fest,” NY1 News (broadcast & website) (July 27, 2006)
- “Enlightening,” Associated Press (July 28, 2006)
- “Enlighten Up,” Time out New York (July 27-Aug 2, 2006)
- “The Mozart Code,” The New York Sun (July 25, 2006)
- “Enlightenment Comes to Lincoln Center,” Columbia News (July 21, 2006)
- “Lincoln Center’s Mostly Mozart Festival Adds Digital Art,” Computer Graphics World (January 5, 1006)
- “Mozart at 250? Time for Something New,” New York Times (January 5, 2006)