News and Events » artwork http://www.bocadolobo.com/en/news-and-events Thu, 01 Sep 2016 15:43:47 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.2.10 Seattle’s Digital Cloud by Dan Corson http://www.bocadolobo.com/en/news-and-events/art/seattles-digital-cloud-by-dan-corson/ http://www.bocadolobo.com/en/news-and-events/art/seattles-digital-cloud-by-dan-corson/#comments Thu, 15 Oct 2015 14:36:25 +0000 http://www.bocadolobo.com/en/news-and-events/?p=2481 Digital Cloud is the new project by multi-disciplinary artist and designer Dan Corson, which can be seen in Seattle, at Washington’s Amazon Plaza. Dealing with Seattle’s temperamental weather, this designer developed a two large “clouds” made of semi-transparent glass discs and LED fixtures.

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See Also: New Crafted Collection By Jean-Louis Deniot And George Smith

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The intracy of these systems eludes most, save for a few obvious exceptions, yet ‘clouds’ transport and store things all around us: both physically and virtually. simulated shadows of embedded LEDs are placed below the ‘digital clouds´.

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See Also: Marc Newson Designs Silver Tea Set Made With Mammoth-Ivory Handles

 

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Light Installations That Look Like Fireflies Movements http://www.bocadolobo.com/en/news-and-events/art/light-installations-that-look-like-fireflies-movements/ http://www.bocadolobo.com/en/news-and-events/art/light-installations-that-look-like-fireflies-movements/#comments Wed, 19 Aug 2015 14:30:51 +0000 http://www.bocadolobo.com/en/news-and-events/?p=1883 The Vienna based Visual Artist Collective Neon Golden has created an immersive light installation that mimics the movements of fireflies. Swarm features over 1,000 LEDs hung on wires from an overhead metal grid and arranged in a series of 40 modules throughout a dark space.

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Through the movement of the visitors within the installation the LEDs are lightening up and the static, chaotic structure transforms into a vibrant, three-dimensional swarm one can visually but also acoustically experience.

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“The chaotic random structure holds against the formally structured digital and organised manmade world we live in,” said Neon Golden.

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The lights use motion-sensing technology, controlled by Arduino and Raspberry Pi hardware, to replicate the motion of fireflies. The LEDs change position horizontally in response to the movements of nearby visitors.

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A notable project which was designed to create the impression of a “virtual flood”.

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