Listening Post is an art installation that culls text fragments in real time from thousands of unrestricted Internet chat rooms, bulletin boards and other public forums. The texts are read (or sung) by a voice synthesizer, and simultaneously displayed across a suspended grid of more than two hundred small electronic screens. More info: http://www.earstudio.com/projects/listeningpost.html
Designed by Berlin interactive artists Gunnar Green and Frederic Eyl, Aperture includes dozens of tiny aperture holes that (with a slight delay) open if there is no light and closes if there is. The result is the silhouette of passersby. It is a facade installation with interactive and narrative displaying modes. Consisting of an iris diaphragm matrix, the facade's surface with its apertures' variable opening diameters is enriched by a dynamic translucency, that creates new imagery as well…
Berlin artists Gunnar Green and Frederic Eyl have truly exhibited their artistic brilliance when they recently designed the Aperture Interactive Display. This product depicts creative mastery coupled with originality. The conception behind the product originates from the mechanism of fitting a frontage, which has innumerable mechanical irises.
Such an incredibly creative concept and great TED Talk! "Artist Nathalie Miebach takes weather data from massive storms and turns it into complex sculptures that embody the forces of nature and time. These sculptures then become musical scores for a string quartet to play."