flynn talbot: 'horizon'
flynn talbot: 'horizon' flynn talbot: 'horizon'
jun 04, 2009

flynn talbot: 'horizon'

‘horizon’ interactive light wall installation by flynn talbot image courtesy flynn talbot

australian designer flynn talbot designed ‘horizon’, an interactive light wall installation, as part of the smart light sydney festival 09.

‘horizon’ is a mix of sky based patterns and contemporary lighting effects. instead of purely programmed effects, visitors are invited to interact and modify the patterns of light. the installation is double sided so it affects both the street scene and the whole interior of the gallery. it explores light vs. space and the effect that colour has on people and their surroundings.  

‘horizon’ interactive light wall installation image courtesy flynn talbot

colour picker for ‘horizon’ image courtesy flynn talbot

‘horizon’ plays a continuous pre-programmed loop. this programmed movement is constant but by modifying the colours within, the wall can appear subtle or dynamic. a clear touch screen is positioned behind the front window of 72 erskine gallery to control the light shows. there are 25 different colour combinations, a mix of 5 colours on the ‘x’ axis and 5 on the ‘y’ axis. when a colour combination is selected it overrides the pre-programmed show and adds these 2 new colours to the sky. this new show will then play for the duration of the loop (1min 30s) before returning to pre-programmed show.

visitors interacting with the wall light installation image courtesy flynn talbot

‘horizon’ interactive light wall installation image courtesy flynn talbot

‘horizon’ interactive light wall installation image courtesy flynn talbot

‘horizon’ is in operation 24 hours a day at 72 erskine st, sydney, australia until june 14, 2009.

  • This is fantastic. Best installation at Smart Light.

    BC says:
  • my brother rocks!!

    Chad Talbot says:
  • How good is Barrisol ! Best diffuser around..

    MR says:
  • Love your work Flynn, it’s so nice I’m jealous!

    Well done.

    Sinclair says:

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