LAb[au]'s m0za1que a kinetic light art installation
 
LAb[au]'s m0za1que a kinetic light art installation LAb[au]'s m0za1que a kinetic light art installation
aug 20, 2013

LAb[au]'s m0za1que a kinetic light art installation

LAb[au]’s m0za1que a kinetic light art installation
all images courtesy of LAb[au]

 

 

 

a permanent kinetic light art installation, ‘m0za1que’ is featured on the main wall of the entrance hall at maison mecatronique, annecy-le-vieux, france. produced by belgium-based agency LAb[au] the piece relates motion with color through the phenomena of light. the 3.4m x 6m wall is divided into 26×15 squares, where each of the 390 tiles is motorized by a linear actuator with a 10cm range. the individually controlled motion system creates three-dimensional reliefs of geometric patterns, which evolve following the logic of cellular automata. during the day the programmed motifs draw black shadows, while in the evening colored shadows appear. three light-projectors in primary colors of red, green, and blue creates a uniform white illumination on the wall – the shadows in the tiles appear in the secondary colors of light. the colored illuminated surfaces appear and disappear according to the facade’s movement.

 

 


m0za1que relates motion with color through the phenomena of light

 

 


the 3.4m x 6m wall is divided into 26×15 squares, each of the 390 tiles is motorized by a linear actuator

 


during the day the programmed motifs draw black shadows and in the evening colored shadows appear

 

 


three light-projectors in primary colors of red, green, and blue creates a uniform white illumination on the wall

 

 


looking down onto the illuminated moving facade

 

 


the colored illuminated surfaces appear and disappear according to the facade’s movement

 

 


the individually controlled motion system creates three-dimensional reliefs of geometric patterns

 

 


m0za1que 15×26 is installed at the maison mecatronique, annecy-le-vieux, france

 

 


the wall without any illuminated light


detail of the m0za1que motors

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