Three Minutes² Interactive Intervention By Electronic Shadow (FR)



3 minutes² interactive intervention by Electronic Shadow

3 minutes² interactive intervention by Electronic Shadow

Architecture and new media converge in artistic duo Naziha Mestaoui and Yacine Aït Kaci’s ’3minutes²’ interactive intervention on Jakob+MacFarlane’s Les Turbulences constructing for the FRAC Centre in Orleans, France.

In 2006, Electronic Shadow (Mestaoui and Kaci) teamed up with architecture firm Jakob + MacFarlane, in the context of an invitation for tender on the undertaking for the new FRAC Centre developing in Orléans, and won the competition. Called Résonances, this function specifically made for the creating opened in September 2013, and “was in truth conceived like a vivid graft introducing a principle of interaction with the urban surroundings, based on climatic data, as nicely as image situations developed by the duo. This interactive veil of light comprises hundreds of LEDs and functions when activated by means of light pictures that at the same time resonate with the characteristic architecture.”

3 minutes² interactive intervention by Electronic Shadow

3 minutes² interactive intervention by Electronic Shadow

“In 2003, Electronic Shadow designed a technological method at the origin of what is identified right now as 3D mapping.” says Electronic Shadow. “The 3minutes² installation supports the creation of a media that combines space and photographs in an interactive romantic relationship conditioned by the consumer – a performer – evolving in this setting. Their movements make a work of fiction that influences the projected visual setting, at the identical time requiring the entire body as an interface between the actual and the virtual.”

3 minutes² interactive intervention by Electronic Shadow

3 minutes² interactive intervention by Electronic Shadow

“By merging the room, image and ne2rk, we construct what we phone hybrid realities” explains Mestaoui and Kaci.

to the Electronic Shadow website

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