Commissioned for the gallery at Intersect by Lexus, designed and produced by Snarkitecture, Sway is a participatory installation made from 150 white spheres mounted to gently swaying poles that are arranged in two precise fields. Surrounded by mirrors, the ground and ceiling planes are reflected to form an infinite parabolic enclosure. In direct response to [...]
Brooklyn Research worked with Shire and Edelman to create a public interactive installation that would allow users to take a picture of their pupil and exhibit it’s properties to a larger animated display. Brooklyn Research modified an existing headset, optics system, and camera to be able to take focused pictures of a users’ eye with [...]
Brooklyn Research collaborated with Reddymade, Reveal Design Group, and Bendark to create the Times Square Valentine Heart sculpture for February 2019. We specifically focused on the interactive portion of the sculpture. As people enter the space underneath the X sculpture the lighting through the ellipse openings gets triggered and eventually brightens. As each new person steps [...]
Brooklyn Research collaborated with Hush in the Light Forest installation at the Instagram lobby in San Francisco. The space engages guests in both exploration and content creation. We celebrate content on Instagram’s platform as three-dimensional audio-visual experiences that also become a photogenic environment – an infinite loop. Brooklyn Research worked on the interaction portion of [...]
Brooklyn Research worked with artist Jamian Juliano-Villani to modify a 1955 J-L Seeburg jukebox to play custom audio prepared for her piece Same Time Next Year (Part One). The custom audio would only play when a user selected one of five selections on the selector panel. If a user made a selection but it wasn't [...]
Brooklyn Research worked with Brooklyn Model Works to help design and fabricate an automated selfie stick for the television show UnReal on Lifetime. The automated selfie stick allowed users to control the distance of the phone/camera to the user. High powered LED lights were installed that users could control by the push of a button. [...]
https://player.vimeo.com/video/167827924 Brooklyn Research collaborated with Urban Matter in developing an interactive sound and light tree for the Floating Hospital for Children at Tufts Medical Center in Boston. The Sound Tree has nine branches/fins installed that are lined with diffused LED lighting and animated through an color sequence when not activated. Once a user enters the [...]
An interactive soccer goal installation for Nike's flagship Midtown Manhattan store. Brooklyn Research devised and programmed sensors for tracking people within the interactive space as well as for sensing when a goal has been made sending out triggers for interactive light columns. This project was done under AV&C and Tangram.