The Messenger is a collaborative project together with Interaction Designer Jolie van Wijngaarden. Inspired by long-distance communication such as flags and fire signals we started the project.  A process of Translating script trough movements and light resulted in a maneuverable rod with led-lighting strips attached to it. This tool enabled us to develop our own script, or as we named it ‘Air Calligraphy’.  By capturing the movements using long exposure photography a message emerged from the performance.  A time-consuming process where we appreciate the beauty in the interaction towards the creation of a message. The images represent the spectacle of the collaboration between Jolie and me. Between moving and catching a moment.

 

THE MESSAGER

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THE MESSAGER

The Messenger is a collaborative project together with Interaction Designer Jolie van Wijngaarden. Inspired by long-distance communication such as flags and fire signals we started the project.

 

A process of Translating script trough movements and light resulted in a maneuverable rod with led-lighting strips attached to it. This tool enabled us to develop our own script, or as we named it ‘Air Calligraphy’.

 

By capturing the movements using long exposure photography a message emerged from the performance.  A time-consuming process where we appreciate the beauty in the interaction towards the creation of a message. The images represent the spectacle of the collaboration between Jolie and me. Between moving and catching a moment.