SKALAR – Art Installation and Performance at Kraftwerk Berlin
SKALAR – REFLECTIONS ON LIGHT AND SOUND
SKALAR is a large-scale art installation that explores the complex impact of light and sound on human perception. Light artist Christopher Bauder and musician Kangding Ray give an audio-visual narration of radiant light vector drawings and multi-dimensional sound inside the pitch-dark industrial space of Kraftwerk Berlin. By combining a vast array of kinetic mirrors, perfectly synchronized moving lights and a sophisticated multi-channel sound system, SKALAR reflects on the fundamental nature and essence of basic human emotions. With its titular Turmoil theme, CTM Festival 2018 sets the perfect environment to launch the artistic venture of SKALAR.
ART EXHIBITION: 27.01. – 25.02.2018
6 LIVE PERFORMANCES: 04.02.2018 + 24.02.2018 + 25.02.2018
Produced by: WHITEvoid | KRAFTWERK Berlin | CTM Festival
Supported by: KINETIC LIGHTS | ROBE | AUDI
Press Release / Pressemitteilung
Media Kit SKALAR
Categories: architecture & spaces, art & technology, kinetic, lighting, news, performance
Tags: Christopher Bauder, ctm festival, kangding ray, kinetic lights, kraftwerk berlin, skalar
WHITEvoid creates a kinetic façade for Stadtwerke Heidelberg
WHITEvoid won together with LAVA Architects, A24 Landschaft – Landschaftsarchitektur, Priedemann Fassadenberatung and Transsolar Energietechnik the design competition for the an energy park and energy storage tower in Heidelberg, which will be completed in 2019.
Rendering by LAVA
WHITEvoid for Vodafone @ CeBIT 2017 in Hanover
WHITEvoid designed the trade fair stand and exterior area for Vodafone’s appearance at CeBIT 2017 in Hanover.
A multiple-stories high and topics diversified architecture integrates the monumental three-dimensional light installation composed of 360 light elements with individually controllable single pixels. The light animations indicated the dynamics of the Vodafone brand and symbolized flashing, luminous and abstract communication network.
Photos by Christopher Bauder / Nils Günther
WHITEvoid for Miele @ Milan Design Week 2016
WHITEvoid designs and realizes THE INVISIBLE KITCHEN installation for Miele at the heart of Milan in Zona Tortona for the Design Week 2016. Exhibition takes visitors on an exciting journey to the kitchen of the future: networked and convenient, providing inconceivable cooking and culinary experiences.
WHITEvoid for Vodafone @ CEBIT 2016 – March 14th – 18th
WHITEvoid designs Vodafone‘s complete stand with a complex multiple-stories high and topics diversified architecture with integrated light installation for this year’s CeBIT fair in Hanover (March 14th – 18th).
Photo by Ralph Larmann
DEEP WEB – kinetic audiovisual installation and performance
DEEP WEB is a monumental immersive audiovisual installation created by light artist Christopher Bauder and audiovisual composer Robert Henke. Presented in enormous pitch dark indoor spaces, DEEP WEB plunges the audience into a ballet of iridescent kinetic light and surround sound. The work was presented as a preview at CTM 2016 Festival in collaboration with Kraftwerk Berlin and will be followed by its original presentation at the Festival of Lights Lyon in December 2016 in cooperation with local producer Tetro.
High-end laser system manufacturer LaserAnimation Sollinger provided the technical expertise and development for this very specific spatial laser setup, while the motor winch systems and main control software are developed by WHITEvoid and Kinetic Lights.
All images by Ralph Larmann
WHITEvoid for Vodafone CeBIT 2015: 1430 m² booth and outdoor area including Porsche racetrack
WHITEvoid designs Vodafone‘s complete stand and outdoor area for this year’s CeBIT fair in Hanover including two outdoor pavillions and a Porsche car race track. The main focus of the 1430 m² double floor presentation is the central “Fast Lane” connecting the outdoor and indoor presentations accompanied by a monumental Space Frame light installation.
Photos by Ralph Larmann
LICHTGRENZE – Light art installation for 25 years fall of the Berlin wall
To celebrate the 25th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall, WHITEvoid’s creative director Christopher Bauder and his brother Marc were commissioned by the City of Berlin to create an extraordinary light installation called LICHTGRENZE (Border of Lights).
From the 7th to the 9th of November 2014 the 15.3 kilometer frontier that once divided the city center was re-imagined in light by 8000 balloon lights all developed and produced by WHITEvoid. Running through the heart of Berlin, from Bornholmer Straße to the Oberbaumbrücke, the installation was stretching past the Mauerpark, along the Berlin Wall memorial on Bernauer Straße through to the Brandenburg Gate, over Potsdamer Platz to Checkpoint Charlie and on to the East Side Gallery.
More than 1 Million people was taking part in the choreographed and televised balloon release event in the streets of Berlin on the last day of the installation.
The brothers Christopher Bauder and Marc Bauder conceived the idea of the LICHTGRENZE in 2011, supported by the Robert-Havemann-Gesellschaft e.V. and developed with the help of Kulturprojekte Berlin. The LICHTGRENZE is part of the anniversary celebrations that were organised by Kulturprojekte Berlin GmbH as part of an initiative from the city of Berlin.
All images by Ralph Larmann if not credited otherwise
WHITEvoid for Vodafone @ IFA: September 5th – 10th
For Vodafone‘s stand at the IFA consumer electronics fair WHITEvoid designed and implemented a diverse, multi-story interior, centered around a striking light installation. The central space is divided into three zones, each focusing on key services provided by the client. The stunning light installation boasts a mix of nearly 1000 kinetic and static lights, meticulously interconnected in a network-like three-dimensional structure.
WHITEvoid for Vodafone @ CeBIT 2014
WHITEvoid is responsible for the complete design of this years Vodafone stand at the CeBIT computer fair. This includes the interior architecture and integrated light sculpture. All areas of the stand are connected through the monumental network-like light installation composed of 450 static and 250 Kinetic Lights elements. This unexpected light experience makes the Vodafone stand a particular adventure into the world of telecommunications.