voyage by aether hemera voyage by aether hemera
dec 22, 2012

voyage by aether hemera

‘voyage’ by aether hemeraimage © philip vile

 

 

the etymon of the word ‘voyage’ comes from latin ‘viāticum’, which means provision for traveling, and the aim of the artwork is to allow viewers to travel and sail with absolute freedom to all the places they care to imagine.

 

conceived by newcastle-based studio aether & hemera, ‘colourful paper boats’ on the water invites everyone to make a transition from reality to imagination, reliving childhood memories and embracing our freedom; blurring the lines between the real and hyper-real, ‘voyage’ invites the thoughts of the visitors to cross the borders of their imagination. the installation is designed to be an interactive experience; people can engage with it and impact on the behaviour of the lights from their mobile phone.

 

 

image © peter matthew

 

 

image © philip vile

 

 

image © peter matthew

 

 

voyage local WiFi: people can change the colour and patterns of the work using their cell phonesimage © philip vile

 

 

photo © peter matthew

 

 

image © peter matthew

 

 

image © peter matthew

 

 

image © ian docwra

 

 

photo © ian docwra

 

 

photo © philip vile

 

 

photo © gloria ronchi

 

 

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