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PRISMA 1666 is touchscreen-controlled art

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Prism 1666
Prism 1666

PRISMA 1666 is an installation named after and inspired by Sir Isaac Newton's famous experiments in 1666 on the refraction of light through crystals. First exhibited at the International Science and Art Exhibition in Shanghai, the piece is a set of 15 prisms randomly placed on a white surface, illuminated by two projectors that people can control the color, angle, and shape of using a touchscreen. These interactions were created using the openFrameworks toolkit, a programing library that pops up frequently in interactive art, and is specifically designed for ease of use and creativity. The artwork netted the 2011 Best Creative Design Award at the exhibition.

PRISMA 1666 - Interactive Installation from Wonwei on Vimeo.