Presence Through Movement

Presence Through Movement was a tryptic of interactive visuals employing the Federation Square camera as input device. The project ran during the Pause Fest digital arts festival. This interactive screen experience rotated three different scenes to people assembled in front of the large screen.

The scenes consisted of three separate motion controlled abstract visual effects transforming the live video feed. As people passed by, they would see a graphical, abstract representation of themselves on the display. Some were oblivious, some were excited and others became very, very excited. What impact does a huge digital mirror have on public space? When does a pedestrian become meaningful?