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Bloom Skin – The wave installation for Elttob Tep Issey Miyake

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Created by WOW Inc and programmed by Takashi Aoki and Fumihito Anzai, Bloom Skin is an installation for the display window of Elttob Tep Issey Miyake. The project is comprised a very light and thin cloth ‘organdie’ with 8 fans controlling the waving in the air.

Using openFrameworks app, the 8 fans produce varying amount of uplift to create a wave effect of the 16m long installation. At every 4 or so meters the fabric is fixed to the vertical cables providing enough horizontal constraint for the wave to move in the desired direction.

Credits: Creative Director: Takuma Nakazi; Art Directors/Designers: Daisuke Moriwaki Takuma Nakazi Shingo Abe; Programmers: Takashi Aoki Fumihito Anzai; Producer: Kazuhiko Kameda; Music Composer: Masato Hatanaka

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