Tuesday, September 1, 2009

Body Paint installation by Memo Akten

"Body Paint" Installation at "Clicks or Mortar", March 2009 from Memo Akten on Vimeo.

The "Body Paint" installation by Memo Akten. It is an interactive installation and performance allowing users to paint on a virtual canvas with their body, interpreting gestures and dance into evolving compositions.
Custom software analyzes live feed from infra-red cameras in real-time, and converts shape and motion into colors, drips and brush-strokes. The software was written in C++ using the open-source toolkit openFrameworks and computer vision library openCV.

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