Sonic Water is an interactive installation by Sven Meyer [Elfenmaschine & kymat.de] and Kim Pörksen [Piece of Cake] that creates an interactive environment for visualizing sound and vibrations that reminds us that sound is truly physical.
What if you could listen to what a club crowd stamping their feet and dancing on the floor all night sounds like? Well luckily for you, someone beat you to it.
Using MIDI gloves paired up with a Leap Motion Controller and armed with a curious tech crew Japanese beatboxer Ryo Fujimoto is using his body to master the new digital arts by becoming a human interface.
Electrical signals radiate from the body of Ryo Fujimoto via the various sensors that are connected to his face, arms, and hands. These sensors track heart rate, muscle movement, and finger positions in real-time. The data is then converted directly into audio and visuals, thereby allowing the expressive unification of man and machine, and the birth of “Σ [SIGMA]“.
Living food by Royal College of Art graduate Minsu Kim is a concept that takes fine dining and blends it with the ideas of developments in synthetic biology. It’s only a matter of time before lab grown food hits the market, and this experiment here aims to brings a tactile experience to the eater with food that wiggles on your plate.