Softlab designed an incredible and interactive public art installation in the city of Alexandria, Virginia, that opened on March 30th. Called Mirror Mirror, this installation features colorful lights that will be available until November 2019. Today, Wall Mirrors show you the astounding features of this installation.
Located at the new Kings Street Park, in Virginia, you’ll find the amazing Mirror Mirror exhibition. Softlab was the great mastermind behind this spectacular art installation, in the United States of America. This art installation officially opened on March 30, and it will stay until November 2019.
Softlab‘s amazing art installation presents the form of an open circle, with 25 feet in diameter and 8 feet high. The purpose is to serve as a lighthouse, which means it’s a place to look outward and also a beacon to be seen from far away. This art installation features an incredible technology that is used on a lighthouse.
For this Mirror Mirror installations were used materials such as special lens, from Alexandria’s historic lighthouse, the fresnel lens. Softlab used these fresnel lens focuses on an old but incredible technology from the 1800, and it uses prisms to concentrate light sources. This quirky and eccentric features are definitely what makes this project so special.
This Mirror Mirror installation is programmed to answer to sound with light, which means that visitors can interact with this artwork, and change it through the appearance of their bodies and the use of their voices, throughout the whole installation. This guarantees an original and dynamic experience, like no other.
There are also LED fixtures insed each vertical element of this artwork, that are responsive to sound, giving the capability of producing amazing light. This activity transforms the front panels from mirrored to transparent, while the inside remains as it is. This is an incredible production that you must see in Virginia until November 2019, it’s an incredible experience that you won’t forget due to its amazing and dynamic features. Softlab really went hard on this project!
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