Talking to a Wall

David Oscarsson

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  • Summary

    Talking to a wall have never been more interesting - this wall actually listens to you! A dynamic, colourful computer visualization is displayed on a wall. The visualization is created by combinations of emotions, colors etc. spoken by visitors.

    Full description of yer concept

    Ever wondered what "nervous love" looks like? Or "rainbow rage"?
    A projector will display a visualization on a wall somewhere, preferably indoors. An instructive sign will invite bypassers to speak a combination of emotions, expressions, moods, colors etc. into a microphone. The visualization will dynamically change to reflect the words spoken. Finally we can get an answer to what "sad passion" and "childish summer love" looks like!

    The software was first tested at Urban Burn in Stockholm 2018, but I would love to bring it to Borderland this year.

    About the crew / artist

    I'm David, nice to meet you! System developer by trade, and unicorn by birth. This will be my second year at Borderland, as part of the HighBearNation camp.

    How can other Borderlings co-create with you?

    I have no projector on my own, so the major part of the budget goes to renting a projector. If anyone has a projector to use for this project it would be awesome.
    Also, if someone wants to make cooler visualizations or want to help out adding words to the system, help is welcome.

    What is this?

    Hey friend! Welcome to the virtual drawing board of The Borderland. This is the place where we prototype the projects we'll realise during the week in the quarry.

    Dream crew




    • Do you need electricity from the grid? How much in Watts? Yes, enough to power a projector (around 200W?)

    • Will there be light? Well, this dream is all light :) A projector displaying a visualization on the wall.

    • Will anything BURN? No implications

    • What is your audio footprint? No

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