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World Wide Wave

New Media Installation
Fishing net, LED lights, multichannel audio, servo motors, posenet, instagram data scraping
@ Flux Island Vuotalo

Binaural sound. Please, use headphones.

Binaural sound. Please, use headphones.

World Wide Wave is an interactive installation and immersive experience. Lights and sound are triggered by the audience entering the space. If the visitor is the size of a toddler or tall, together or apart, or just alone, - the experience will evolve regarding the mentioned. The subtle wave-like movement of the nets is derived from the frequency hashtags in IG feeds following the thematic.

The oceans cover three quarters of the Earth’s surface,

”The World Ocean or Global Ocean (colloquially the sea or the ocean) is the interconnected system of Earth's oceanic waters, and comprises the bulk of the hydrosphere, covering 361,132,000 square kilometres or 139,434,000 square miles (70.8%) of Earth's surface, with a total volume of roughly 1,332,000,000 cubic kilometres (320,000,000 cubic miles) ”

Life would not exist without water, - in fact our evolutionary history began in the vast oceanic cradle. Ocean and seas provide nourishment, methods for voyage, and places for leisure by the beaches they manifest. They have been sought to be conquered and to be explored, - yet so much remaining unexplored:

In sublime manner yet simultaneously; they sustain life, they drown life