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Break the Ice

Gisela Nunes
Interaktive Installation, 2015
Interface Cultures  Break the Ice demands our action, in a deep dive into ourselves to find out who we really are and what surrounds us. People are detected over a circular rug in real-time by a Kinect sensor. The ice cracks depending on the positions of the users and time which they have spent there. Their movements can either make the ice recede, making a video visible underneath, or make the ice form. The sound corresponding to the graphics is also generated in real-time using Overtone/Supercollider, incorporating the cracks, running water and ice formation Exhibition at: IC at ars electronica 2015, Linz, Austria
"Break the Ice" © Gisela Nunes
"Break the Ice" © Gisela Nunes