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”
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”
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”
We are happy to announce, that we were invited to contribute to the book WHAT URBAN MEDIA ART CAN DO – WHY, WHEN, WHERE, AND HOW? published by Public Art Lab which is now available here. Read about the installation Sonnengarten and its influence to the urban space among lot of fascinating artworks.
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
Currently we are working on a teaser and a booklet for our project!