Emerald Aura

Memphis, TN

lasers, infrared lights, cameras, sensors, computers; ©2008

This Interactive laser sculpture was inspired by surveillance and tracking technology. A pedestrian only intersection is tracked with infrared lights and cameras. The live images are fed back to a laser system and real-time interactive "auras" are then projected back onto people.

Special thanks to Nth Degree Creative for the Laser Fabrication, Jay Heck technician, and the URBAN ARTS COMMISSION for the funding