Friday, October 19, 2012

Electronic Art: Lotus Dome



Lotus Dome is a living dome made out of hundreds of smart flowers which fold open in response to human behavior. Placed in Sainte Marie Madeleine Church in Lille LOTUS DOME creates an interactive play of light and shadow.








Lotus Dome by Daan Roosegaarde and his studio is a living dome made out of hundreds of ultra-light aluminium flowers that fold open in response to human behavior. When approached, the big silver dome lights up and opens its flowers. Its behavior moves from soft breathing to a more dynamic mood when more people interact. The light slowly follows people, creating an interactive play of light and shadow.

The graphic representations of the lotus flower on the walls, and the deep bass sound, transforms the Renaissance environment into a 'Techno-Church.'

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