The Unfettered Language of Machines

Zheng Da

Low Tech Art Lab

Interactive Award

The hypercube is 5-meter-sized, consisted of 240 meters customized LED strip that includes 32640 LEDs. The participant’s heartbeat is captured by the light installation to drive the animation of the light when the participant touches the light installation——"The Unfettered Language of Machines". The participant’s heartbeat is visualized by the machine and as it engulfed the human vital signs, the machine is also alienated. Normally, this experience occurs in every moment of our daily life.



Medium: LED strips, Control System, Data cables, Power supplies.

Software: TouchDesigner, Arduino


The Unfettered Language of Machines