'HEXI,' Responsive Wall, Is What Happens When Technology Meets Art [VIDEO]
Artists have been using technology to further their craft for centuries. The pyramids were both mausoleums and engineering wonders. John Cage composed with radios. And very recently, architects employed the magic of 3-D printers to construct an impossibly intricate room.
Like Us on Facebook
Now comes Thibeau, a Canadian artist whose media are almost exclusively technologically innovative, artistic endeavors in which "geometry, light, mechanisms and interaction collide," he says. His latest project is called HEXI, a wall-mounted arrangement of 60 textured, moving panels. You can look at the construction of the mechanism here. Using motion sensors, the wall flutters when people walk past or hit it or... well, you'll just have to watch.
© 2012 iScience Times All rights reserved. Do not reproduce without permission.