Thesis “Sonnengarten – Urban Light Installation with Human-Plant Interaction”

Abstract Final thesis from 2016 centered about the installation “Sonnengarten”, a media art installation based on Human-Plant Interaction which was presented at a lightfestival in Jena (Germany) 2015. The thesis includes: Motivation of the project Research about Human-Plant Interaction Research about technical analysis Description of implementation Light festival overview where installation was presented Evaluation of … More Thesis “Sonnengarten – Urban Light Installation with Human-Plant Interaction”

Paper “Sonnengarten – Urban Light Installation with Human-Plant Interaction”

Abstract We present a media art installation based on Human-Plant Interaction, which aimed to increase people’s awareness of nature via a light-based reaction to touching the plants. We describe the setup and concep- tual design and discuss how such an interactive instal- lation might affect usage and overall attractiveness for a central urban place.   … More Paper “Sonnengarten – Urban Light Installation with Human-Plant Interaction”

Paper “The Hedonic Value of Sonnengarten – Touching Plants to Trigger Light”

Abstract Sonnengarten is an interactive light installation, con- trolled by touching plants. It was developed for an ur- ban festival, with the aim of increasing attractiveness of a courtyard and passageway. Light patterns were var- ied over the course of the festival. Requiring prolonged touch for a more complex light reaction increased in- teraction duration … More Paper “The Hedonic Value of Sonnengarten – Touching Plants to Trigger Light”

Booklet for download

  We wrote a booklet about our installation. It explains the CONCEPT, the projects progress and the building of the CONSTRUCTION as well as the technical parts necessary for a HUMAN-PLANT-INTERACTION. The booklet can be downloaded here: BOOKLET