Tagged With_ESF 2022

Alt-w | Human AutomatArt

Human AutomatArt

Cycle 14 Alt-w Exhibition Award - Silent Chaos
Marta NoOne & Ugo Vantini

9th to 24th April 2022. FREE
National Museum of Scotland, Chambers St, Edinburgh

Every human being has become a living set of data and a potential content creator. The Grand Gallery is now a bespoke information collector, gathering data from the people and the activities occurring there, via a bespoke network of different sensors, and then visualised live.

Alt-w | You Are Here

You Are Here

Cycle 13 Alt-w Production Award - Ray Interactive
Sam Healy & Brendan McCarthy

9th to 24th April 2022. BUY DAY PASS
City Art Centre, 2 Market Street, Edinburgh EH1 1DE

In this map of the stars directly above the City Art Centre, updated live as time passes, the fleeting presence of visitors generates unique abstract animations. By taking this stellar data set and a computer algorithm called reaction/diffusion, they literally bring the heavens alive.

Restless, vital patterns emerge looking like cells, fingerprints, fungi, animal markings or brain cross-sections. They remind us that all life originates in the stars. Each iteration hints at the fragile balance between growth and death on which beauty, harmony and meaning depend.