Recently, Microsoft shows signs of a return to the forefront of the technologic scene. After Windows 10, here is Hololens: an augmented reality headset using a holographic processor. This processor will display 3D elements with which the user can interact in the real environment in the form of holograms.
We’ve talked many times about him, the Danish artist Olafur Eliasson produced extraordinary works that play, through facilities, with the viewer’s perception of the space. This time, there is a passage in which visitors observe the effect of fluctuating light and reflections created by acrylic color effect and acrylic mirrors.
Last summer, students of architecture Federico Forestiero and Mark Torrens created in collaboration with Beam Camp , the summer camp of Hampshire, a floating vessel used by children and entitled “Creatura”. The machine takes the appearance of a living creature and glides like a giant monster, dangerously on the lake.
One of Hip Hop’s most famous DK in the world in the person of Dj QBert just released in collaboration with Novalia, an interactive vinyl album cover. Inside the packaging, there is a mixer printed on a sheet of paper using printed electronics. Touching the paper connects to the Algoriddim DJAY app, allowing the user to scratch. The world’s first interactive DJ Decks in an album cover to discover.
For the MARKA 2014 International Brand Conference in Istanbul, creative Turkish studio Ouchhh and producer Bi’Şeyler New Media Works have designed “Cygnus” : a light installation that immerges 2000 viewers in a constellation and black hole experience. A tribute to the Swan Constellation discovered in 1971 where we can see the star CYGNUS X-1binary spreading X-rays.
“Cornea TI” is an installation created by interior design students from the Mainz School of Design in collaboration with Ensemble Modern Frankfurt. Imagined for the light festival of Frankfurt, Luminale 2014, the installation consists of three tunnels whose lights change according to the movements of the viewer and sound. A beautiful interactive scene to discover.
This stunning video is an extract of the dancing show orchestrated by french choreographer Mourad Merzouki, where dancers moves complete with amazing and subtle mapping projections created by Adrien M / Claire B. Luminescent rains, filaria dunes, white whirlwind, “Pixel” is a poetic performance that show us how reality can interact with digital world. To discover.
Russian designer Constantin Bolimond from the concept idea to the visualization in collaboration with Maxim Ali at the project’s identity have created “Armstrong”, a little spheric and interactive lamp inspired from the Moon mission. Its interactivity lies in the light control that it’s possible to regulate thanks to removable circular corks. To discover.
“Visions of America: Amériques” is an audiovisual performance made by Refik Anadol at the Walt Disney Concert Hall. In collaboration with Finnish conductor Esa-pekka Salonen, ha made an architectural installation on a musical composition of Varèse, playing on lights and mapping, the whole commanded from a computer.
“Project anywhere” is an augmented reality project created by Studio Any. Through the combination of several technologies, the project brings together people from the most remote places to coexist in the same virtual atmosphere. The boundary between the real and the virtual is becoming increasingly blurred.
Throw a message in the air as we would send a sms, here is the idea developed by the artist David Colombini across the web project Attachment which he calls it a “poetic machine” connected to a website allowing users to send a message, an image or a video through a biodegradable balloon in the air. Discover the process on video.
“Kinematope” is an installation executed by artist Pablo Valbuena during Nuit Blanche 2014 edition. Inside the future platform of a parisian railway, the artist installed a massive light and sound effect worthy of a science-fiction movie. An impressive experience featuring progressive moving lights. To discover in images and video.