French Interactive Designer Filipe Vilas-Boas has created an awesome and beautiful way to turn peoples’ thoughts into shooting stars and constellations. Entitled Shooting Thoughts, Villas-Boas’ interactive art installation enables people to create their own unique constellations on the spectacular vaulted ceiling of Saint-Eustache Church in Paris, France.
Visitors create their constellations using their mobile phones by sending text messages to a certain number. The text messages are received by a computer program which translates them into instructions for a network of lasers mounted on the cathedral’s pillars. The lasers then project the patterns created by the software and, when certain beams of light align, a large cross is generate in the center of the ceiling.
Villas-Boas says, “Like all of us, each star finds its place at its own speed with its individual trajectory.”
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Halloween 2014 Experiment - Jack O’ Lantern
Browser-based Halloween 3D interactive webtoy by Jaume Sánchez lets you carve a virtual pumpkin with your desired image. You can manually carve shapes out or apply a custom stencil image, and share your creation online - video embedded below:
Try it out for yourself here