12,000 translucent moving spheres float above a pool of water. At the same time eight high-speed laser projectors send beams into the point cloud creating patterns that can also respond to the positions and posture of visitors in the space.
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Firewall is a new interactive artwork by New York media artist Aaron Sherwood created in collaboration with Michael Allison.
I love the use of LCDs with no backing to create a magical window, and the decision to use abstract patterns that invite the user to pinpoint their origins. The actual animations are just 20×180 pixels! The piece recalls the real-world pattern recognition sculptures of Ned Kahn and the low resolution art of Jim Campbell.