Created by Aaajiao (Xu Wenkai), a media artist based in Shanghai, cloud.data is an iPhone/iPad app installation inspired by an ancient legend. Using different touch gestures you get to control the passing cloud formations. Single tap allows you to redirect them, double to change their size and three finger drag to adjust opacity. The app is an interactive incarnation of the processing installation Aaajiao created in 2009 (see images).
Aaajiao writes: In the ancient legend, gestures have different mysterious powers. With these gestures and singings, people may get courage, mercy, intelligence or calm. Collecting the gesture and touch data to generate and control the cloud. With the music sound, it will give you the mental and emotional balance.
Posted on: 19/09/2010