Mike Quantrill and Dave Everitt produced as part of a residency a digital art piece using various ways of tracking human movement through an infra-red sensor grid. The form and intensity of the projected image reflects the accumulative density of movement through the grid, producing changes to the image as participants wander about the space.
Five notes from a whole-tone scale sound as beams are crossed, with two beams triggering an entire tone sequence. During public tests people smiled with pleasure at the effect...
The images above were formed as people moved around within the grid. The yellow image was used on the cover of Explorations in Art and Technology: Intersections and Correspondence (Candy & Edmonds, 2002).
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