Alt-w | Help me Obi
Cycle 08 Alt-w Production Award -
Chris Helson & Sarah Jackets
31st July to 31st August 2014, Tue-Sat 10am-4pm.
Evolution House, 78 West Port, Edinburgh EH1 2LE
With this 3D volumetric display, the artists will perfect a seemingly impossible machine. Referencing Princess Leia’s iconic holographic message in Star Wars, this artisan technology will enable an investigation of cult cinema, remote relationships, intimacy and dislocation.
The project explores age old science fiction concepts that have gained iconic cultural significance. By using the phenomena of persistence of vision, better known as the earliest form of new media technology, the display will also become a tool for makers of new cinematic experiences.