mediaarchitecture 2007.2 - LAb[au]

Media Architecture Group _ mag
article published by Wolfgang Leeb
featured project: framework f5x5x1

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 as a modular infrastructure, framework is a communication and computation system, propagating in form of light and sound, the events it inhabits. Presence and motion create and alter the transmitted data, and propagation of this data becomes a space-time parameter.

framework f5x5x5
refers to informatics' modular workspace, called a framework. Here, the 'frames' constitute the framework, a space built up by five modules of 2x2m, divided in 5x5 squared elements, establishing a matrix of 5x5x5 = 125 modules. At the one side diffusing the light (white) and at the other side absorbing the light (black), the modules constitute a binary language (0,1) and a space of 125 pixels, allowing to transcribe captured data from the physical environment in a kinetic and luminous play _ in between opening and closing, in between transparency and reflection, in between light and dark.

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