Project by ECAL/Mélanie Courtinat
Tutors: Alain Bellet, Cyril Diagne, Gaël Hugo, Christophe Guignard, Cédric Duchêne
Assistants : Laura Perrenoud, Tibor Udvari, Romain Cazier, Marc Dubois
ECAL / University of Art and Design, Lausanne Switzerland
Bachelor Media & Interaction Design
Sound design by Yatoni Roy Cantu
Filmed and edited by Patrick Muroni
ecal.ch + ECAL - Bachelor Media&Interaction Design
"I never promised you a garden" offers an immersive journey inside a fantasized hanging garden using virtual reality. The public is invited to walk among chimeric plants and make them blossom with a simple touch.
Having noticed that some spectators have a tendency to be uninvolved and passive before an interactive design artwork, this project questions their willful participation. What is to be done when a spectator makes the conscious choice to not interact with an interactive project ? What is the design of refusal ?