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Using micro controllers and different type of sensors, motors, etc. to put the spectator into the driver seat.
Interactive art usually takes up a lot of time and is multidisciplinary. You have to imagine that additionally to creating a sculpture you also have to know coding, electronics, different type of technology, especially 3D-printing.
In our modern world most artists hand over the interactive / electronic part to someone who knows better. The interactive artworks you find here are entirely created by me.
The interactive sculpture tackles the question of surrogate religion. At what point does a brand, a product or a medium, such as for example the Internet or the belief in it, acquire attributes similar to those of a religion?
"(How) Do you remember snow" is about how I remember snow.
"Do you remember snow" is about recycling materials used in media.
The sculpture is made of MC cases. 4 of these cases holding image foil prints with a paper background. The prints can be exchanged.
A sonar sensor tracks the distance of the viewer to the sculpture and brings up LEDs behind the MC cases while the viewer comes closer to the sculpture. Once the viewer is very close all LEDs are up and the viewer can see all 4 images.
The sculpture is a kind of photo frame which only uses up power when someone really views it.