COLLABORATORS: Nicholas Kiray and Menglong Wu
CATEGORY: Motion Tracking, Creative Coding, Generative Art, Data Visualization, Interactive Installation, Multichannel Sound, Granular Synthesis, Projection Mapping
TOOLS: Processing, Max/Msp, Leap Motion, JSON, Google API
ROLE: Creative Direction, Interactive and Visual Programming with Leap Motion and Processing, Sound Processing with Max/Msp
The user begins the experience using the Leap Motion interface to interact with the globe and the latest earthquakes visualized, encircling the planet. Moving the hand over the globe identifies locations and gives information about past earthquakes, augenting the experience with live sound processing of multi-channel news and live-event sound slips of each earthquake as they happened. It also identifies locations of the current earthquakes using a live seismic data feed that tracks their developments with information updated every minute.
The historical earthquake events on the globe are triggerable using the tapping geture and are further visualized on the projection wall. The glitchy effect corresponds to the amount of destruction caused by each earthquake.
Exhibition at Harvestworks, New York, NY, August 2014
Unconquered Earth was premiered at Harvestworks, New York NY, August 29-31, 2014.
Exhibited at Finley Hall, MFA gallery, Montclair State University, Montclair, NJ, November 24-26, 2014.