The Weight of Data

The Weight of Data

DateSep 2021
LocationLinz Electronic Arts Festival Taipei/Formosa Garden
ArtistKurokawa Interactive Media Art
CategoryArt Installation

"The Weight of Data" is a cross-domain cooperation between technology, society and art. In the face of the new crown pneumonia, Taipei City has set up a big data center (Taipei Urban Intelligence Center) to collect and analyze huge amounts of data from various bureaus. The works will be The importance of data information is metaphorically expressed as "the weight of the voice of the people." Try to experiment with different possibilities of "data visualization" between visual art and mixed reality, and combine technological devices to mimic cloud machines with robotic arms to achieve data drive. Art and data drive the art works of the city.
The video of the work is shot and presented from the bottom of the lens. The image is displayed through a real-time motion capture system, while the screen and camera on the arm are positioned to create an artificial perspective illusion, so that the video shows that the screen content is a carrier that can carry information.
Art Concept: Hu Jinxiang (Kurokawa Interactive Media Art)
3D Visual Design: Fu Yuqi (Kurokawa Interactive Media Art)
Motion capture program design: Zhang Zhaoqing (Kurokawa Interactive Media Art)
Interactive programming: Zhang Zhaoqing, Xu Zhewei (Kurokawa Interactive Media Art)
Robotic arm control: Lin Yingwen (Lefete Technology)
Robotic arm motion planning: Hong Zhongyi (Lefete Technology)
Open data sources: Taipei Big Data Center, Hello Taipei Taipei City Single Submission System
Photography: Chen Yuting, Chen Jiayi
Music: Han Chengye
Special thanks: Huang Xinjian, Cao Xiaoyue, Chen Zhongxian

media reports
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Non-pool art
Li Pao
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