Festival Light Installation at Bombay Beach Biannual
The 9*9 is not only an illuminated object, but is also able to generate the dynamic effect of light. The light installation has two main parts, base structure and lantern. And the lantern is comprised by three light boxes that each is a 9*9 matrix of dynamic pixels with LED lights. The LED lights are connected by digital wires so they can be programmed by Arduino. According to different program scripts, the pixels could produce interesting effect from emoji faces to color pattern.
With the speculated different kinds of sensors and corresponding programs, the installation can enhance the interactions between light and people so it can greatly enrich the festival experience.
Public Space Installation in Santa Monica
In Los Angeles a lot of underrated gap space near the lively neighborhoods. The small size of those roadways and not attractive street facade lead to the scarce crowd and low vitality of those area. The project forms a linear spatial form, trying to generate guiding space, introducing the main street crowd and activating the vitality of the space.
The project intend to build up a pop-up installation by using portable and fast setting component; using the projection to create some events and atmosphere thereby attracting people.
Interventions aim to improve awareness of social and/or environmental issues, enhance the public sensory experiences with new technology, projection and sound and activate independent and improvised activities that temporarily transform existing urban conditions.
The Alameda Urban Game involves the whole neighborhood and virtual installation as a large-scale orienteering game with different points of games and treasure hunting, which create an didactic and recreative urban game for children and parents to enhance the conciousness of community.