8-bit Bin

Posted on May 4, 2012 by Patrick under Contemporary Art Module

The 8 bit bin was designed for location on the The Living Bridge on the UL campus. It was designed to encompass the fun theory, with the idea of gaming as our key concept. An LED panel accompanies the bin that reacts when interacted with. When the bin is used it sets in motion a […]

8bit Bin Visual

Posted on April 16, 2012 by Patrick under Contemporary Art Module

Work on our interactive bin is coming close to the final stages. The bin and LED matrix are painted and are ready to be tested with the final Max patch and Arduino circuit. Above is a photoshop visual of how the final product will look. I’m really looking forward to seeing it all come together.

8bit Evolution

Posted on April 12, 2012 by Patrick under Contemporary Art Module

Our interactive bin project has developed a lot over the past few weeks. The pixel display has been machined and is nearly ready to be assembled. In the mean time, we have been working on getting the coding finished and testing the basic functionality. Below are a series of videos that document that process. Re-appropriated […]

The 8-bit Bin

Posted on March 2, 2012 by Patrick under Contemporary Art Module

We’re making good progress with our 8-bit bin project. Getting to grips with the electronics side of it has been a steep learning curve but it can be very satisfying when you get something working. Our plan is to create a matrix of LED’s that display pixelated 8-bit animations. The challenge is that we want […]

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