Patricia Adler | ITP Blog
I have now made the first mock-up of the Tree Project – using four orbs, installed on a small indoor tree.
As this piece will be audio focused, all the electronics are coded within Pure Data (using Firmata to communicate to the micro controller) instead of using the Arduino platform.
Each orb is set to pulse light [...]
The Tree Project will be developed for a specific site – JJ Byrne Park in Park Slope, Brooklyn. As part of a single night music festival, that Ari Joseph is organising this April.
Multiple ‘orbs’ will be suspended in a few trees in the park – each with a pulsating LED inside. Visitors will be handed [...]
Having started with the aesthetics and overall shape of my light piece, I am starting to consider how the interaction will be.
I am definitely looking to incorporate a motor in the wooden stand, to spin the horizontally balanced wheel. Also, I am thinking of ways to incorporate the lights on the wheel:
My initial idea was [...]