The project "Walking
Waves" was developed by datenflug as part of a series of interactive
media installations about the interface between architecture and media
arts. The theme of this Virtual-Reality-concept is the creation of a new
The theme of the installation "Walking Waves" is the capturing
of movement in space and the transformation of this movement into a kinetic
environment of light. The movement of the participants is captured by
the use of Virtual reality and optic sensors and represented by light
The theme of the installation is the visualisation of physical presense
and human movement in the form of a dynamic architecture of light. The
visitor permanenty generates him/herself in different light structures
and implicates a dialogue between the observer and the system.
We see in our virtual architecture a modern reaction of current social
Flexibility, Fragmentation and Acceleration are slogans that control our
lives today. In cyberspace and its immersive, interactive and networked
environments stands a virtual world, that changes and influences our perceptions
Datenflug was founded in Berlin in 2000 as an agency for virtual architecture
and new media. Founding members are Rolf Kretschmer, Benedikta Scheibenzuber,
and Jonas Schmidt.
Datenflug continues to develop innovative solutions for communication
and information issues and has a long history of experience in the realms
of architecture, media arts, 3D technology and webdesign.
Their products include 3D search engines such as the Infofinder, VR -
mediainstallations such as Metadesigner or Bruce Lee, as well as interactive
3D - visualisations such as the Bertelsmann - Vip - Lounge at Expo 2000
in Hannover. Datenflug has also got several publications in architecture
-, design and art magazines and won several awards.