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Omotesando Hills

  We were lucky enough to visit Tokyo a few years ago. Whilst there we saw the amazing Omotesando Hills, a shopping centre and housing development designed by Tadao Ando. It runs along Omotesando Avenue one of Tokyo’s premier luxury shopping streets. All down the length of the Avenue the façade is made up of huge LCD [...]
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Daniel Rozin, “Wooden Mirror”, 2003

Polished peices of wood become mechanical pixels in this work by Rozin. shade is created as they twist toward and away from the light. The installation is fed live video of the observer,  becoming a surreal, tactile mirror. The artist also notes that the motors make a soothing noise as the pixels adjust. You can see [...]
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Rafael Lozano-Hemmer, “Vozalta”, 2008

“”Voz Alta” (Loud Voice) by Rafael Lozano-Hemmer is a memorial commissioned for the 40th anniversary of the student massacre in Tlatelolco. Participants who speak into a megaphone automatically control the brightness of four searchlights that relay their voice over Mexico City as quiet light flashes; tuning into 96.1FM radio allows people anywhere in the city [...]
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Peter Vogel, “Moving Lights”, 1980

A microphone, light emitting diodes, circuits and  iron wire combine in an installation that reacts to your shadow. See a “Coolhunting” interview with the artist Peter Vogel, and some interesting dancing,  here.
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