This exhibition spreads around with the theme rhythm and explains the connection between human movement and luminous performance by using interactive technology.
rAndom international & Philips Electronics’ Lumiblade – You fade to light, OLED Installation 2009
In this one, it consider as “the world’s first OLED media wall”, using next generation OLED technology, create an interface with thousands of OLEDs. On this interactive wall, it captured user’s movement and drew the outline of their figures. When user passing by or even dancing in front of this wall, it will trigger the on/off of the OLEDs. Luminous changed with the movement of user, create a digital rhythm luminous efficiency.
Siddharth Mankad, Aashka Shah and Sunil Vallu – Interactive Wall Installation 2009
This is another interactive wall designed by Siddharth Mankad, Aashka Shah and Sunil Vallu. It used a wide angle webcam to track users’ movement and wrote code in Processing 1.0. On this wall the rhythm was represented on “following” and “growing”. Random coloured circles or curves will came up and followed users, and even grew up and spread out like the ivy.
Klaus Obermaier & Ars Electronica Futurelab – Apparition
This is an interactive performance combined dance and digital media directed by Klaus Obermaier. The rhythm in this piece reflects on both dancers and the back screen. It sets a connection between dancers’ movement and luminous lines, and can be considered as another dancing performance on the backscreen.