'Light Pollination' is an interactive light installation commissioned by iGuzzini and designed by London-based art and design firm Universal Assembly Unit for the 2016 London Design Festival. The display, which is being shown in South Kensington, features an obliquely geometrical series of anemone-like lights that react to stimuli from observers.
Light Pollination consists of 20,000 LEDs that shine throughout fiber-optic cables. These cables are embedded with sensors that detect incoming light from exterior sources. The entire Light Pollination exhibit is connected to software that causes shimmering and color-changing effects when observers shine lights (such as their cellphone lights) on the piece. The result is a complex and adaptive exhibit that both mimics bioluminescence in nature and makes a statement about the relationship between digital technology and nature in the modern day.
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