Sonos Playground Deconstructed is a site-specific installation in the Nam June Paik / HBO Production Lab at the Museum of the Moving Image. It is presented in conjunction with the exhibition Spectacle: The Music Video. (April 3–June 16, 2013)
Visitors are able to select any song from an iPad and watch a visualization of the music projected onto the surrounding walls. Through motion-capture technology, visitors can interact with and manipulate the animation through movement.
The installation aims to bring minimalist art to life as an immersive music video environment. Inspired by the wall drawings of Sol LeWitt and the room-flooding sound of the Sonos Playbar. At Museum of the Moving Image, Sonos Playground Deconstructed used five detached walls suspended above a reflective floor. Each of the walls has been painted with 27 1-inch wide white lines and 26 2-inch wide black lines. By mapping the white lines set between black lines we were able to create a more immersive and surreal environment.
Sonos Playground was originally installed in a 250 square foot shed at the Sonos Studio at the 2013 SXSW festival.
- Zander Brimijoin - Creative Lead
- Daniel Scheibel - Technology Director
- Evan Anthony - Design, Animation
- Charlie Whitney - Developer
In Collaboration With
- Aramique - Creative Direction
- Blair Neal - Technical Design (Hardware)
- 11th Street Workshop - Fabrication