studioroosegaarde.net - Dune is a permanent interactive landscape besides the river Maas in Rotterdam, NL. This public artwork of 60 meters utilizes less than 60 Watts while intuitively interacting with the behavior of its visitors; rendering it a sustainable as well as cutting-edge concept. Here the people of Rotterdam have a daily 'walk of light'; in this collective experience between humans, technology and landscape.
In 2009 rAndom International was commissioned by the Philips Lumiblade team to create an interactive light installation. You Fade To Light captures the unique qualities inherent to their revolutionary new OLEDs.
Lumiblade OLEDs are large area diffuse light sources made from extremely thin glass and feature a perfect mirror finish. OLEDs are the closest to the temperature of natural light.
"You Fade To Light" by rAndom International allows the audience to engage with the light itself intuitively and in a physical way. With custom software developed by designer Chris O'Shea, it has been built in London with several hundred unique OLEDs from the world’s first-ever production line for OLED lighting at Philips in Aachen, Germany.
A total of 8 unique You Fade To Light installations is available for commission from October 2009. For more information please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
Installation & Art Direction by
Laïla Diallo in collaboration with Khamlane Halsackda
Laïla Diallo and Khamlane Halsackda
Film Production & Director of Photography
Mark Purnell at Hogarth Worldwide
about rAndom International
rAndom international have won prestigious design awards such as the iF Design Award 2005 and 2006, the Wallpaper* Design Award 2006 as well as the Creative Futures Award 2005. In November 2007, The Observer placed rAndom within the top ten of creative talent in UK Art and Design. Their tape collection is part of the permanent collection of the Museum of Modern Art and a selection of their work has been shown at the V&A in November and January 2007, and last year at the Tate Modern in May and at the Royal Opera House in Covent Garden in September 2008. In 2009 they are part of the “Telling Tales” and "Decode" exhibitions at the Victoria & Albert Museum in London, and were awarded an honourable mention for their acclaimed “Audience” installation at the Prix Ars Electronica in Linz / Austria. rAndom International are working in studios in London and Berlin.
about Laïla Diallo
Canadian born choreographer Laïla Diallo first came to prominence as a dancer with Wayne McGregor’s Random Dance. Her choreographic work include Sense of Self, created with Montréal-based choreographer Mélanie Demers, the solos waiting fleeing, Out of sight in the direction of my body and The Wayside, as well as Between the Shingle and the Dune, in collaboration with Theo Clinkard.
Credits for choreography and movement direction in theatre and opera include All’s Well That Ends Well, National Theatre; War and Peace, Canadian Opera Company; Thérèse Raquin, National Theatre; Days of Significance, Royal Shakespeare Company; The Vortex, Theatre Royal Windsor, A Doll’s House, Theatre Royal Bath, Macbeth and Hansel and Gretel, Scottish Opera on Tour. Laïla was awarded a Rayne Fellowship for Choreographers in 2006. She will be Associate Artist at the Royal Opera House from September this year.
Using a combination of innovative technologies and lighting layouts, the façade of the Peru National Football Stadium has been infused with a mixture of lights that allow the façade to act as a "mirror" of the crowd’s mood.
In what is probably now the largest crowd controlled interactive lighting display in the world, the stadium is able to communicate the ebb and flow of excitement and disappointment to the surrounding city, thus becoming a watched spectacle in itself.
In true Eristoff spirit Design is Dead delivered the animation for an amazing interactive game for young nightwolves. With a strong emphasis on visual performance, the game (created by Famous and their partners) was based on interactieve architecture mapping. In short: Design is Dead created stunning 3D graphics and animation that maintained the client's visual identity within this game of light and sound. It turned out to be not just attractive and very cool, but also incredibly fun to play - even on a busy and halflit town square!
In this installation YesYesNo teamed up with The Church, Inside Out Productions and Electric Canvas to turn the Auckland Ferry Building into an interactive playground. Our job was to create an installation that would go beyond merely projection on buildings and allow viewers to become performers, by taking their body movements and amplifying them 5 stories tall.
We used 3 different types of interaction - body interaction on the two stages, hand interaction above a light table, and phone interaction with the tracking of waving phones. There were 6 scenes, cycled every hour for the public.
We had a great deal of fun making this, hope you enjoy it too.
Video features footage and edits by Simon Velvin, and music: 9th Wonder - Beautiful Morning (instrumental), Gin Wigmore - Under My Skin
Thanks to NZ Telecom and the Auckland City Council for supporting this, Peter Milne and all the Team, Simon Velvin and all at the Church, Mike Mizrahi, Marie Adams and all at Inside Out Productions, and Takayuki Ito.