It is animated with zoom and pan functions under control of either a head-mounted eye-tracking device, body tracking sensors or a joystick. The users head and gaze follows the eye movement of a viewer wearing eye tracking equipment or the head movement of a viewer wearing body tracking sensors. Joystick control allows direct manipulation of the animation.
The reactable is a multi-user electro-acoustic music instrument with a tabletop user interface. A few performers share complete control over the instrument by moving physical artifacts on the table surface and constructing different audio in a kind of flow-controlled programming language.
Volume is a sculpture of light and sound and consists of an array of light columns positioned dramatically in the centre of the Madejski Garden at the V&A. The installation responds to human movement, creating a series of audio-visual experiences. Visitors at the V&A were invited to step inside and see their actions at play with the energy fields throughout the space, triggering a brilliant display of light and sound.
The user interface is a director/flash movie, which communicates via a socket connection to PD(pure data) – a sound processing application. Once a user begins a signature, the sound production and recording begins. A spray of light is produced on the screen taking the colour and distance information from the spray can.
“Tango Virus” is one of the project where technology and performance arts cross.
The audience enters a dark place where can only be seen two video projections and a space illuminated in shape. Once the audience decides to dance in the illuminated space, the movements are captured by a camera on the roof generate a visual pattern in one of the projections, such pattern transforms into a virus that attacks the song. As a result, the pattern generated by the dancing trace can be seen in the projections and also the way in which this pattern, turned into virus, attacks and infects the song. The song undergoes changes every time more radical and violent. After this, two things might happen: the song manages to defend itself against the virus with its immune system, acquiring antibodies against this kind of virus (i.e. it becomes immune to similar patterns), or if the song is attacked by several virus and it cannot recover from these foreign bodies´ attacks, it later collapses and dies.
Edges is a computer driven light installation of different animations projected on the geometry of a room.
Deep Wall is a grid that consists of 16 silhouettes from shadows of the last 16 people who interacted with it.
Walk on the 30-foot-by-20-foot (9-by-6-meter) floor piece and its glowing orange, yellow and red shapes that resemble microscopic organisms form “scars” in response to movements.
Stand before what seems to be a large abstract painting on the wall, and projected single and multiple lines are mysteriously drawn where you stand or move.
‘You Fade To Light’ is an interactive art work by London based design studio rAndom International, developed in collaboration with Philips. Using a total of 1064 Philips warm white Lumiblade OLEDs the rAndom International team created a suspended wall of light which reacted to people’s movements as they walked in front of it. This is what it looked like…
It is a large-scale installations in public space done by Rafael Lozano-Hemmer. His work encourages both social interaction and audience participation through the deployment of new technologies.
On entering the space, participants’ shadows are cast on the wall. Monitored by a video tracking system, each shadow tunes in to a radio frequency, changing channels as it moves around the gallery. The outline of a projected shadow affects the tuning, while its size controls the volume, thus the human body becomes an antenna able to tune into different frequencies. The resulting sound environment is a continuously evolving composition created by multiple contributors.