ENESS defines the play space of the future with JEM, a large-scale public artwork that is ever-changing and responds to its visitors, sensing their presence via a 360-degree laser tracking system (lidar). located in brisbane, australia, the interactive installation features comfy crochet hammocks and responds with an ever-changing musical and visual symphony whenever sensing someone’s presence.

photos by tom blachford



the multimedia studio custom-designed and built almost every component of the installation, including software that translate peoples’ location in real-time into generative dual and audio outcome. commissioned by south bank corporation, the sculpture is part of a newly revitalized area of south bank titled ‘flowstate’, an open-air communal gathering art space. the installation aims to unify people through a shared experience and offer a place for them to rest, dream and play together.

a place for people to rest, dream and play

a new type of space for people to experience and explore in the public

JEM defines a new play space for the future

almost every component is custom designed and built



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