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Lantern of Fortune

 

The objective of this assignment was to create a video sculpture with a RGB LCD screen keeping the installation as artistic as possible and avoid making a functional tool (at all cost). So as my concept, I used digital media to recreate the experience of receiving a hidden message, similiar to traditional origami fortune tellers. 

The LCD monitor displayed (around) six words of encouragement and would be unique to each interaction. To add another dimension to the sculpture, LEDs were utilized in a pulsating manner to help entice the audience into interacting with the installation. Our final sculpture is essentially a paper lantern highlighted with illumination and interactivity.