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December 16, 2014 AT 3:00 pm

A shy interactive installation – Mischer’Traxler’s Ephemerā installation “comes alive” when no one is around #ArtTuesday

A shy interactive installation – Mischer’Traxler’s Ephemerā installation “comes alive” when no one is around. From Dezeen:

….Ephemerā by Mischer’Traxler consists of an oak table and two mirrors, decorated with water jet-cut metal shapes of leaves, flowers and insects that appear and disappear depending on visitors’ proximity to the installation.

“They are all interactive and kinetic and react to your presence,” explains Katharina Mischer in the movie, which was filmed at the unveiling of the installation at Design Miami 2014 earlier this month. “When a visitor gets too close, all the elements hide away and become very functional again. Once you step back they become very alive and more decorative.”

…The leaves and insects on the table lie flat when people are nearby, but rise up as soon as they move away, powered by small embedded motors. The mirrors feature a digital representation of fauna on the surface, as well as metal flowers that sprout out of the top and sides.

“All the three pieces are reacting to the audience via ultrasonic sensors that are hidden in the frame of the table and as well in the mirrors,” says Traxler.

“It’s not just that we play on the graphics that grow on the mirror, the 2D becomes 3D,” Mischer adds….

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