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Somnium

A dreamlike sensory experience for Nuit Blanche.

Inspired by the movement and translucency of fabric, water, and the sea, Somnium was developed with an understanding that designing a holistic space, rather than individual objects, was crucial to creating an immersive and evocative experience. 

To an observer, the floor-to-ceiling spires initially appear still and dimly lit, as if asleep. But upon approach, the fabric cover is drawn upwards, and a soft inner light kindles into brightness. Together the spires awaken as if from a dream. Here the expressiveness of fabric is explored through the use of pleats, folds, and layers, while mechanical movement parallels the lighting effects therein. The result is a mesmerizing installation that is just as effective with a few users as it is with many, and the experience is never quite the same each time.

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Reactivity
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Somnium-Axo
room-layout
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PIR-Sensor
Servo-Motor
Arduino
LED-lights
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