multimedia design studio ENESS, known for producing distinctive works that cross the boundaries of art and technology, is taking their giant ‘sonic light bubble’ to tokyo. this vibrant installation is a six-meter wide living and breathing inflatable structure which pulsates with light and sound when approached and touched by visitors. 

this interactive installation is dotted with 256 addressable LEDs



mori art museum has invited ENESS to exhibit at the roppongi art night festival, similar to white night melbourne and nuit blanche festivals around the world. ‘it’s an honour to be selected by mori art museum to exhibit this work, it’s one of my favourite contemporary art museums. we look forward to seeing the reaction from a new audience’, said creative director nimrod weis. 

sonic light bubble is a six-metre wide living, breathing bubble installation



the ‘sonic light bubble’ is dotted with an array of addressable LED disks that shine inside and out. these custom disks act as a volumetric video screen providing mesmerizing 360 degree visual delights, day and night — while sounds are also reacting to the visitors on the outside. technically speaking, the sonic light bubble can be set up in two hours and dismantled in one.



ENESS sonic light bubble white night melbourne 2017
videofrom ENESS



this is the second work ENESS has staged in japan and the third appearance for sonic light bubble, after being exhibited earlier this year at white night melbourne. sculptural works, interactive installations and performances run non-stop from saturday september 30 to sunday october 1st. installation and performance artists are coming from all over the world, with yayoi kusama featured in the past.

the installation pulsates with light and sound when approached by visitors

sonic light bubble was last seen at white night melbourne

close up view of the addressable LEDS within the bubble



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edited by: lea zeitoun | designboom


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