Pulse | Galina Mihaleva, Hedren Sum, Pat Pataranutaporn, Kathrin Albers and Audrey Ng | Front Lawn, near Banyan Tree
Pulse creates a playful, tactile playground for audiences to experience the digital interpretations of our urban landscape today.
Interact with colourful visualisation projections through sound and voice in this immersive experience, and explore the installation's reflections on the influence of digital technology and media in the present day.
This artwork was originally created for the Singapore Night Festival 2018, commissioned by the National Heritage Board and is supported by the School of Art, Design and Media, Nanyang Technological University.
About the Artists
Galina Mihaleva is an Assistant Professor at the Nanyang Technological University School of Art, Design & Media where she teaches Technology, Art and Fashion. Her interest in fashion lies in exploring the extent to which we experience fashion (emotional, intellectual and sensual aspects) and how we might be able to accomplish a higher state of connectivity between the body and our clothing.
Hedren Sum is a Digital Humanities Project Manager at the Institute of Science and Technology for Humanity, Nanyang Technological University. He has developed and led various local and international digital humanities projects with particular expertise in interface design, data organisation, archiving and data visualisation for access and discovery.
Pat Pataranutaporn is a creative biologist, designer, coder and a graduate student at MIT Media Lab. He is enthusiastic about prototyping impossible things and his works examine the symbiotic relationships between human and technology beyond traditional contexts, ranging from using AI to cope with mental health issues on social media to designing how humans interact with DNA computers.
Kathrin Albers is a stop-motion animator who works in Hamburg/Germany. Under the studio Stoptrick, she has created many short films, trailers and music videos while working successfully on various German and international productions, and has received many awards in animation festivals worldwide.