techcinema.com - Panoramic Camera Ball. Throw it up in the air, and when it reaches its peak, it takes a picture out of each of its 36 camera's, and you can go onto a computer to view the panoramic picture you just took.
bouncyballs.org - Bouncy Balls - balls on the screen react to sound. The louder the sound, the higher the balls bounce.
ultraportabletech.comThese soccer balls store kinetic energy during play for later use.
Some interactive art projects from around the world related to play and balls: Research for The Ball Room
POD (by UK artists Alison Ballard and Mike Blow) is an interactive sound installation that allows viewers to experience the physical life of sound waves through the skins of two, six-foot-tall inflatable spheres.
The RedBall Project by Kurt Perschke
Red Paper Heart art studio filled a full sized swimming pool with 65000 ping pong balls.
"It is a child's playground, constructed for adults. This weekend Tate Modern is recreating its 1971 installation Bodyspacemotionthings, which was shut after four days because, newspapers reported, visitors "went bloody mad" and began "jumping and screaming" around the exhibit." (Article in London Evening Standard)
teamLAB, Interactive Installation, Large balls that change color and sound with touch. Contemporary Art at Hong Kong Arts Centre.
This site is a mash up of my creative projects and ideas, and a place to store great artistic moments I've seen around the traps. Most importantly, it's a place to document my research into adult play, specifically in relation to design and space. The Playground Project is an on-going investigation into how, why and where people play. The core concept is an interactive installation, which has branched out into various film, theatre, dance, art and workshop forms... Use the labels to navigate around projects and ideas.
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