we.ar: Designing for ExposureSeptember 30, 2019 | Austera Premakara
How can we change the current global water crisis problem by creating exposure to people and improve their relationship with their garment?
Acknowledging people’s habit in consuming fast fashion and the fact that the fashion industry is the second-largest polluter, … Read More
Tangible Music VisualiserApril 23, 2018 | Naomi Lea
This above video byÂ Vincent Houze – created for the musical composition ofÂ Max Cooper – is one of the most successful examples I have seen visualising music digitally. The organism in the videoÂ breathes along the beat and vocal change as if … Read More
Luminous CeilingsApril 12, 2010 | Ruairi Glynn | 4 Comments
Thomas Schielke sent me his youtube presentation of Luminous ceilings a few months ago and usually I bin such emails since I like to find things for myself but I really enjoyed the way this research was put together (except … Read More
Ocean of Light – SquidsoupApril 9, 2010 | Ruairi Glynn | 4 Comments
The Ocean of Light project explores the creative and immersive possibilities of light-based visualisation in physical space. It uses bespoke hardware to create dynamic, interactive and three-dimensional sculptures from light.
Surface is the first artwork to be exhibited using … Read More
Interactive Environments – TU DelftApril 6, 2010 | Ruairi Glynn
There are few courses as extraordinarily ambitious as the Interactive Environments Minor a semester-long project at TU Delft organized by the Faculty of Architecture – hyperBODY and Industrial Design and Engineering – ID-StudioLab.
“Throughout the course, three interdisciplinary groups … Read More
Augmented Sculpture – Grosse8 & LichtfrontMarch 18, 2010 | Ruairi Glynn
In January 2010 the Cologne based design agencies Grosse8 and Lichtfront presented their cross-media installation titled Augmented Sculpture. The core of the installation is a 2.5m tall wooden form that builds the screen for a 360Â° projection.
In constant … Read More
Leo Nunez – Emergence ExhibitionDecember 22, 2009 | Ruairi Glynn
Another piece of work from the Emergence Exhibition “Propagations” by Leo Nunez is a system of cellular automatons, made up by 50 robots. Different states emerge from this complex system. These states are defined not only by the interaction … Read More
Living LightOctober 19, 2009 | Ruairi Glynn | 4 Comments
Living Light by David Benjamin and Soo-in Yang (aka “The Living“) is a permanent outdoor pavilion in the heart of Seoul with a dynamic skin that glows and blinks in response to both data about air quality and public … Read More
f5x5x5 – Lab[au]October 12, 2009 | Ruairi Glynn
Made up of 700 meters of aluminium, 6750 LED’s and 5060 m of cables Lab[au]‘s Framework f5x5x5 is an interactive kinetic light sculpture, extending the bi-dimensional screen space, by transposition of its pixel resolution to the physical space. Conceived … Read More
Declan Shaw – Waiting and the Reconstruction of ImaginationJuly 3, 2009 | Ruairi Glynn | 2 Comments
Declan Shaw’s of Interactive Installation, Bird Soundscapes incorporate a dynamic three dimensional acoustic environment of birdsong which perform accelerated diurnal cycles. Individual ‘birds’ occupy positions in space, which move about in birdlike patterns and also reacting to the movement … Read More
Shih Chieh HuangApril 13, 2009 | Ruairi Glynn | One Comment
Installation artist Shih Chieh Huang transforms spaces with everyday objects. His most recent project “EX-I-09” currently on show at the Beall Center for Art + Technology focuses on exploring the unusual evolutionary adaptations undertaken by creatures that reside in … Read More
Richard BoxApril 9, 2009 | Ruairi Glynn | One Comment
Above is an image of 1301 fluorescent tubes powered only by the electric fields generated by overhead powerlines. It was created by Richard Box while artist-in-residence at Bristol University’s physics department.
He got the idea for the installation … Read More
E-Static ShadowsMarch 10, 2009 | Ruairi Glynn
‘E-Static Shadows‘ is a practise-based experimental research project by designer Dr. Zane Berzina and architect Jackson Tan which creatively explores the speculative and poetic potential of static electricity found in our everyday environments, surrounding our everyday interactions. The aim … Read More
Beacon – Cinimod Studio & Chris O’SheaMarch 2, 2009 | Ruairi Glynn
‘Beacon’, by Chris O’Shea & Cinimod Studio is a kinetic light installation with a mind of its own. An array of emergency beacon lights interacts with visitors, tracking their movement through the space, creating an immersive and playful experience.
Carnivorous Domestic Entertainment Robots ProjectFebruary 25, 2009 | Ruairi Glynn | One Comment
One of the special mentions in the VIDA 11.0 exhibition went to Carnivorous Domestic Entertainment Robots project by James Auger, Jimmy Loizeau, Alex Zivanovic, and Trevor Harvey currently exists as a series of five semi-operational prototypes: Mousetrap coffee table robot, … Read More
VIDA 11.0 Art and Artifical LifeFebruary 23, 2009 | Ruairi Glynn | 6 Comments
I have recently come back from Madrid where I was exhibiting my piece Performative Ecologies at VIDA 11.0 alongside some great installations from Philip Beesley & Rob Gorbet, Chico MacMurtie, Jed Berk, Chris Sugrue and Damian Stewart. With the … Read More
Urban Screens 08April 12, 2008 | Ruairi Glynn
Urban Screens Melbourne 08 is the third, ground-breaking international conference and multimedia exhibition in a series of worldwide Urban Screens events. It will mark the official launch of the International Urban Screens Association and will take place 3.-8. October … Read More
Glow Positioning System – Ashok SukumaranApril 10, 2008 | Ruairi Glynn
A simple concept but i think quite engaging, “Glow Positioning System“, an installation by Ashok Sukumaran, installed in Bombay in 2005 enables the occupants of the central space of the site to use a hand-crank to “scroll” the surrounding … Read More