cinimod studio: walk the light
 
cinimod studio: walk the light cinimod studio: walk the light
sep 28, 2012

cinimod studio: walk the light

‘walk the light’ by cinimod studio all images courtesy of cinimod studio

commissioned the the 2012 london design festival to create a site specific work within the V&A‘s exhibition road tunnel, cinimod studio conceived ‘walk the light’ an installation which interacted with visitors passing through the underground passageway throughout the course of the week long event. using a combination of technologies – a thermal camera tracking and philips LED lighting mounted on a moving monorail – a band of white light physically followed people, tracking their journey through the space. as one person passed, the white light jumped to the next. on either side of the white band, washes of strong color also reacted to motion, resulting in an ambient lighting effect which represented traffic flow trough the course of a day. the hue and saturation of these colors altered as a response to the direction of the crowd’s movement.

‘walk the light’ by cinimod studio video courtesy of cinimod studio

a white band of light physically followed through the tunnel

a moving monorail of philips LEDs and a thermal tracking camera were the technologies used behind the project

the hue and saturation of the colors altered according to the movement captured

entrance into the exhibition tunnel

changing colors

project credits: concept: dominic harris and cinimod studio commissioned by: london design festival sponsorship by: philips lighting software and realization: cinimod studio lighting supply: philips lighting thermal cameras: white wing logic camera monorail system: mark roberts motion control aluminium structure: litestructures

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