LIGHTS CONTACTS - SCENOCOSME
2014 • INTERACTIVE SOUND AND LIGHT INSTALLATION WITH BODY AND SKIN FROM PUBLIC
Lights Contacts is an interactive artwork perceptible by two people and more. This sensory installation is tactile, luminous and sonorous. It proposes an original and interactive stagings of the spectators’ bodies. They are transformed into real sonorous human instruments.
This artwork is composed of a small interactive shiny ball. A first person is invited to put his hand on the shiny ball. In contact with this object, his body turns sensitive and reactive to other living bodies. If the person remains alone, nothing happens, there is no reaction. He must invite another person to touch him. They must touch each other’s skin. For example, they can shake hands, caress or kiss each other. Each contact generates variable sounds. The various sonorous vibrations change with the proximity of the contacts and of the spectators.
The installation is also presented with a structure for lights connected to spots lights RVB inside. Then each contact between the people interact with the color and the intensity of the lights.
Lights Contacts involves the spectators, and provokes intimate or funny situations. Couples kiss or make sonorous caress to each other, or unknown people touch their hands timidly, or many people play together… Many kind of reactions are possible. Depending on cultural areas, the contact with the other is different.
. Test setup with one of the artists
. Creation of a suitable packing for storage
. Modification of the wiring to match current public safety regulations (TÜV)