Voyager (2014)

Voyager is an experiment with face detection technology and a tribute to the Voyager I & II spacecraft which have moved through our solar system since the 1970s.

A camera monitors how many people are looking at the exhibit and refuses to interact until there is only one person viewing. This forces the participant to be alone with the piece and also encourages participants to ask others to leave.

What the participant is rewarded with is an intimate meditative orbit of random planets with the accompanying otherworldly sound of its electromagnetic aura.

If you look away, it notices…

Audio is sourced from NASA’s space sounds library.

[Tech: OpenFrameworks]