Whitney Museum of American Art: de/flektor

Client: AUDI

Project: Commisioned LED Lighting and Kinetic Sculpture

Location: Whitney Museum of American Art and Spring Studios, New York, US

Scope: Design, Fabrication, Responsive Architecture, Kinect Technology, Physical Computing

Fabricating A Interactive Kinetic Installation

de/flektor is a mesmerizing installation fabricated by VVOXSTUDIO and exhibited during the opening reception of Dreamlands: Immersive Cinema and Art, 1905–2016 at the Whitney Museum. Invited artists and VIP guests of the Audi sponsored private event were the first visitors to experience this immersive visual experience.

Fabrication And Physical Computing Build

de/flektor features:

  • kinetic installation that seamlessly merges with the architectural design
  • Linear actuators
  • Custom made micro controllers to control actuator
  • Integrated sensor technologies for interactivity
  • High-powered LED strips react to human presence, triggering patterns and effects

Same Installation, Endless Shapes And Light Animations

de/flektor has been installed several places, including Spring Studios in New York. The installation can be re-arranged into a range of different shapes, light animations and orders to create desired effect and adjust to spaces.