Emergence of light
We envision a dance floor where individuals are interactive nodes of light, unique yet connected in a larger web that allow for the emergence of a light phenomena greater than the sum of its parts.
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To create this light phenomena on the dance floor we want to provide a workshop environment, where as many people as possible can get set up. Here you will be able to sew a micro:bit microcontroller, leds and batteries to your suits. We will provide tools and show you how to program your micro:bit.
A stock program will be provided, but curious burners are welcome to modify this within the scope of the dream.
The accelerometer in the micro:bit will be used to control the brightness of the light when you dance. And whenever you make a powerful movement, you will light up with a vivid colour that will be broadcasted via radio to all nearby micro:bits, creating a shockwave of uniform vivid light throughout the dancefloor.
micro:bits, LEDs and powerbanks will approximately require funding around 250-300SEK per kit, depending on the amount of LEDs and if we use rechargeable powerbanks or regular batteries.
Three Interaction Designers / micro:bit workshop facilitators / Makers
We would be very happy if there is any cosy venue that would like to host our workshop. If someone would be able to set up and maintain a fair system for people to join the workshop in case the demand is higher than the amount of kits we can provide, that would be great too.
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