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Chromatic Play

Interactive Light Installation

Three light sculptures are illuminated in colour. Each has alien-like antennae fitted with interactive sensors. These reinforce a sense that the object is sentient, that is it is listening and watching as it pulses and glows. When a visitor is in close proximity to one of the objects, it detects his or her presence. It then changes the colours of the other two objects so that each is exactly the same colour.

Chromatic Play continues the Tine Bech exploration of the role of play in creating social bonds and new forms of communication and how technology increasingly shapes our ideas of public space and the way we interact with one another. The installation is a playful comment on our ability (and inability) to communicate in an age of seemingly infinite communication possibilities.

Originally commissioned by Surrey Light Project, and Miles an interdisciplinary research project at the University of Surrey. Research project across The Arts, Engineering, Sociology and Physics at Surrey - exploring the science and the human experience of light in the build environment.

Programmed by Louis Christodoulou.
See Chromatic Play Me - designed with a different audience interfaces using remote controls and PIR sensors. The work invite the audience to have colour battles and control the individual sculptures using specially designed remote controls.