“Cloud” digital sculpture

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“Cloud” digital sculpture

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Chris writes in with this AMAZING project –

London based Troika has been commissioned by Artwise Curators to create a signature piece at the entrance of the new British Airways luxury lounges in Heathrow Terminal 5. ‘Cloud’ is a five meter long digital sculpture whose surface is covered with 4638 flip-dots that can be individually addressed by a computer to animate the entire skin of the sculpture. It’s really amazing and shots a lot of the technical process

“Cloud” digital sculpture – Link.

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Development process – Link.
Videos – Link.

8 thoughts on ““Cloud” digital sculpture

  1. Veruca Salt says:

    I want one! I want that one!

  2. BruceR says:

    I saw cloud and sculpture and thought of this ..

    http://www.lusas.com/case/civil/gormley.html

  3. samurai1200 says:

    The funny and ironic thing is that most people will look at the sculpture and say “wow, that’s neat” and forget about it 5 minutes later… on the flipside its gotta be a major pain in the ass to have all 4600+ dots be individually addressable. so, is it worth it?

  4. Jon says:

    Samurai1200, it doesn’t make sense to look at sculpture from a practical point of view.
    I’m certain it’s ‘a major pain in the ass’ to take care of the David.

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