Light Ball Orchestra (2013)

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Author

teamLab

Year

2013

Name

Light Ball Orchestra

Project type

explore

Objective

Experiment and play

Data of last exhibition

Place

ArtScience Museum

Year

2020 - Present

City

Singapore

Description of the project

The overhead light-balls communicate with those on the floor, as one is touched, the surrounding balls will be affected, changing the color of the entire space. Roll the light-ball in front of you and it will change color and release sound. In the same space participants use their bodies, interacting with the different-sized light-balls to change the color of the space and to make music.

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Author biography

teamLab (f. 2001) is an international art collective, an interdisciplinary group of various specialists such as artists, programmers, engineers, CG animators, mathematicians and architects whose collaborative practice seeks to navigate the confluence of art, science, technology, and the natural world.

teamLab aims to explore the relationship between the self and the world and new perceptions through art. In order to understand the world around them, people separate it into independent entities with perceived boundaries between them. teamLab seeks to transcend these boundaries in our perception of the world, of the relationship between the self and the world, and of the continuity of time. Everything exists in a long, fragile yet miraculous, borderless continuity of life.

Interaction analysis

Interaction explanation

In terms of space as an interface, interaction is free as the user can choose the desired path, there is no predetermined order.

In the exhibition, the user will be able to interact with a GUI-type interface through which they will activate new sounds and colours.

Interaction model

Graphical User Interface

Command Line Interface

Tangible User Interface

Other

Interactive design approach

User centered

Activity centered

System design

Genius design

User experience for kids

Does it have instant feedback?

Yes

No

The kid gets feedback the moment they move the balls.

How is the navigation?

Multiple navigation

Step by step navigation

Other

There is no route to follow.

About the text and fonts

This exhibition doesn't show text, so we can't analyse it.

About the visual and audible inputs

Does it contain sounds?

Yes

No

I am not sure

Does it contain animations?

Yes

No

Does it contain vivid colors?

Yes

No

There is no animation, because is a GUI interface, but the sound and colours are the most important (and only) part of the exhibition.

What icons do they show?

Abstract

No icons

Literal

Other

Does it have an option to personalise?

Yes

No

Universal Design Principles

Which of the 125 Universal Design Principles are correctly applied in the project?

Important for the exhibition organisation (physical space)

Accesibility

Entry Point

Prospect-Refuge

Storytelling

Wayfinding

Important for the way of showing information

Advance Organiser

Chunking

Highlighting

Iconic Representation

Immersion

Legibility

Picture Superiority Effect

Important for the design

Biophilia Effect

Colour

Contour Bias

Savana Preference

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