You are not an X-Man. I am not an X-Man. None of us live in the Matrix (probably). But we could pretend we’ve got crazy superpowers in front of this faceted Hexi wall, which is covered in modules that respond to your movements in real time.
The installation was created by graphic designer Thibaut Sld. Standing motionless in front of the 60 machined aluminium and PVC modules, each equipped with servos and depth cameras, will elicit no response — but once you start making movements, this thing makes movements right along with you (watch it here).
Even further afield — and bear with me, here — the brilliantly ridiculous video for George Harrison’s I Got My Mind Set on You popped into my head. There, of course, the surroundings were stimulated by tunes and not movement. It would be wild if everything around us would shift, change and come to life when we wanted it to, with the wave of an arm or the start of a classic song from the 1980s. [notcot]