ELECTRIC MOONS FOR THE 10TH ANNIVERSARY OF PLOT MAGAZINE
ELECTRIC MOONS presented during the 10th anniversary of PLOT magazine is an immersive kinetic installation that celebrates the power of light and lightness in the magnificent settings of St. Maria Church in Stuttgart, Germany. The large-scale art piece is a new colour version of Christopher Bauder’s first large-scale installations, this time specially constructed for the imposing church environment — a setting where an interplay of light and space has been a foundational experience for centuries.
The weightless light balloons of ELECTRIC MOONS are moving precisely and effortlessly in the centre of the deemed church, synchronised with minimal music and surrounded by the mesmerised audience. For this project, the creative direction of WHITEvoid was wholly supported by the technical expertise and latest products of Kinetic Lights — a new advanced version of their helium-filled Balloon adjusted to a precise ground-based network of winches.
DIGITAL FIRE FOR VIESSMANN @ LIGHT+BUILDING & INTERSOLAR
WHITEvoid designed and realised the 5 meters high light installation symbolising the digital fire as a highlight for Viessmann’s trade fair stand at Light+Building in Frankfurt and Intersolar Europe in Munich.
The ever changing light sculpture is composed of 163 Pixel Line light fixtures and Driver PIXEL with more than 20.000 individually controllable pixels. KINETIC LIGHTS provided the equipment, technical development and programming of this impressive light installation.
Photo by Ralph Larmann
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
MIRROR-MIRROR: Hï Club Closing Party Ibiza 2017
WHITEvoid is proud to present their 1st collaboration with High Scream at Hï Ibiza for the seasons closing party 2017. Hï is the latest addition to the Ibiza club scene and provides state of the art production technology on the Island. We were happy to be invited by High Scream creative director Romain Pissenem to design and program a kinetic light installation for the grand season finale. We specifically developed a kinetic ceiling including 30 movable round mirrors and 30 kinetic mirror balls and LED lights. All kinetic elements were targeted with 30 Robe Pointe moving lights in full motion to create vivid light beam sculptures in mid air. KINETIC LIGHTS provided the high precision motor systems and custom software for this unique spectacle.
Kinetic show design and realization by WHITEvoid and KINETIC LIGHTS
Photo and video filming by Ralph Larmann
WHITEvoid for ZHANG Yimou’s 2047 APOLOGUE in Beijing
A gigantic kinetic installation “Weaving Machine” was created by WHITEvoid with KINETIC LIGHTS winch system for an epic 2047 Apologue stage performance directed by ZHANG Yimou and produced by L!VE Kingway at the National Centre for the Performing Arts (NCPA) in Beijing.
DEEP WEB @ the Festival of Lights in Lyon 8-10 December 2016
WHITEvoid and TETRO+A present the DEEP WEB kinetic audiovisual installation and performance by Christopher BAUDER and Robert HENKE at the Festival of Lights (Fête des Lumières) in Lyon. The high precision motor winch systems with real time feedback and the main control software are provided by Kinetic Lights. High-end laser system manufacturer LaserAnimation Sollinger provided the technical expertise and development for this very specific spatial laser setup.
08 -10 December 2016 / 20.00 – midnight
@ Hôtel de Région Auvergne – Rhone Alpes, Lyon
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
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.
Paper Wave – The longest Kinetic Lights installation so far
CITROËN celebrates the 5th anniversary of its DS-Models and at the same time marks the 136th birthday of its founder Andre Citroën while also presenting its newest C4 Cactus model, along with the longest (65m) Kinetic Lights installation ever. The idea for the “The Paper Wave” installation comes from CITROËN and agency Lever de Rideau, its effective implementation from WHITEvoid designers and engineers.
GRID @ Fête des Lumières 2013 light art festival in Lyon
Christopher Bauder and Robert Henke (aka Monolake) perform GRID a massive suspended kinetic light art piece at the Fête des Lumières light art festival in Lyon. The unique show at the Hotel de Region attracts more than 22.000 visitors in 4 days.