'Dune X' interactive landscape of light

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  • Short movie 'Dune X' interactive landscape by Studio Roosegaarde

    The interactive artwork 'Dune X' by Daan Roosegaarde, artist and founder of renowned Studio Roosegaarde, is known for its high-tech, tactile appeal to human intuition. Being 42 Metres in lenght, Dune X visibly reacts to the behaviour of people that come into close proximity. Hundreds of sensors detect motion, and optical fibers dim and brighten in response to the movements of people passing by. Dune X is a true hybrid of nature and technology.


  • CREDITS
    Director: Patrick Louwerse

  • Dune X can be 'experienced' in Cockatoo Island’s Dogleg Tunnels during the 18th Biennale of Sydney, 28 June - 16 September. However Roosegaarde has created an official short film ‘Dune X’ for those unable to attend: “The goal of the short film was to visualize the ‘techno-poetry’ that emerges as a result of the connection between ideology and technology. I think we did a good job: the film reminds me of a real-life ‘Alice in techno-land’.” 
  • About Studio Roosegaarde
    Studio Roosegaarde is the social design lab of artist Daan Roosegaarde with his team of designers and engineers. By creating interactive designs that instinctively respond to sound and movement, Roosegaarde explores the dawn of a new nature that is evolving from technological innovations. The studio is well known for its awarded interactive artworks which have been exhibited internationally at Tate Modern London, the National Art Center Tokyo and the Victoria and Albert Museum. Roosegaarde has been awarded with the Dutch Design Award, Design for Asia, and China's Most Successful Design Award. Recently Studio Roosegaarde launched its second studio in Shanghai, CN. www.studioroosegaarde.net