Abstract Digital, Moving Sculpture Created Using Microsoft Kinect [Video]
Three cameras on the device capture a dancer's interpretation of a musical piece to create a unique art piece.
The potential of Microsoft’s motion sensing device Kinect is taken to new heights as Daniele Franke (We Are Chopchop) and Cedric Kiefer (onformative) have created a unique abstract artwork reminiscent of The Sandman in Spiderman 3. The artwork, titled unnamed soundsculpture, features a visual interpretation of the song “Kreukeltape” by Machinenfabriek.
Franke and Kiefer recorded the interpretation of a female dancer using three Kinect cameras and created a dancing figure using the recorded data, where “sands” of pixels form the contours and define the actions of the dancer. Daniel Frank explains the philosophy behind unnamed soundsculpture: