For STRP BIENNAL i organized a workshop for the STRP SHARE SENIOR PROJECT. The STRP senior programme connects retired people with a technologic background to new technology's and art. Vise versa we can learn a lot from the participants by their vast knowledge and expertise. During a short workshop course we build these interactive sunflowers.
Heliotropism, a form of tropism, is the diurnal motion or seasonal motion of plant parts (flowers or leaves) in response to the direction of the sun. We took this aspect as starting point to create an interactive installation but tweaked the concept so the flowers don't follow the sun, but the people who walk by.