Electricity Comes From Other Planets
Fred Deakin has collaborated with fellow ex-Airside co-director Nat Hunter, programmer and animator Marek Bereza, and music producer James Bulley to create an interactive audio-visual installation for the Joue Le Jeu (Play Along) exhibition currently running at France's national digital museum, La Gaîté Lyrique in Paris.
The installation, entitled Electricity Comes From Other Planets, is in the gallery's 21 metre wide Mur Mezzanine space and consists of eight large "planets" that react to people's movement within the space, generating both music and projected animations using a combination of generative programming, Kinnect sensors and projection mapping.
This film explains how the project came about and shows it being explored by visitors to the exhibition:
Electricity Comes From Other Planets is the first creative project to be attributed to Deakin's new company Fred & Company which also created the branding (example shown, below) and publicity for the entire Joue Le Jeu exhibition.
Joue le Jeu runs until August 12 at La Gaîté Lyrique, 3 bis rue Papin, 75003 Paris, France.
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Paris is always full packed with those nice design exhibitions!
Impressive, although the music doesn't really do it for me and how come no-one mentions The Velvet Underground?
Cool, art comined with technology is always nice :)
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