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Baby Flutter

Baby Flutter is an interactive artwork conceived by Dominic Harris. Ten unique butterfly species in a limited, numbered edition. The project was presented by priveekollektie at designmiami art basel 2012. A finely designed frame encloses a modern embedded system which integrates sensors and custom electronics to achieve high fidelity and engage the viewer with the butterfly while keeping a power efficient profile. The software consists of a Linux custom application using C++ and low level graphics languages.

Artist: Dominic Harris
Lead Software Developer: Riccardo Stecca
Electronics: David McLellan and Mike Harrison
Materials, building and general engineering: Ben Gander

 


Baby Flutter
LCD screen, Thermopile, Custom Electronics and Software, Anodised Aluminium
275 x 225 x 62 mm
10 Butterfly species, each in an edition of 8 + 2 Artist Proof + 2 Prototypes
Produced by Cinimod Studio
Available though Priveekollektie Contemporary Art | Design

Displays
Art Basel Miami Jun 2012
PAN Amsterdam 2012
Art Basel Miami Dec 2012
Art Geneva Feb 2013
PAD Paris Mar 2013
Art Basel June 2013
Design Miami 2013
PAD London 2013
ART14 London 2014

Press
Baby Flutter shown in THIS great interview to Dominic Harris by NY Times.

Links
http://cinimodstudio.com/project/baby-flutter/
http://dominicharris.com/baby-flutter/
http://www.nytimes.com/video/garden/100000002594690/experiencing-butterflies.html

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