ENESS, a Melbourne-based art, and technology company reveals the Airship Orchestra, a public art installation, where a mystical tribe of otherworldly characters sent from the night stars, skin streaked with galaxy and voices like stardust are the starts and take visitors to an immersive experience.
The huge characters react to visitors, change colors, and even sing! Already in the streets of Washington DC and Shangai, the immersive art installation will also take place in Melbourne, and Adelaide, followed by Brisbane for the Brisbane festival.
With blinking LED eyes, organic forms, and anthropomorphized characters, Nimrod Weis, ENESS founder, attempts to inspire cross-generational connection and joy in public spaces. Visitors are beckoned inside the formation to bathe in volumetric sound and rhythmic light pulsation.
This public art installation takes one into a multisensory experience, where the other worthy characters respond to passersby. A fully networked system with motion sensors allows this response and immerses visitors in a soundscape that’s composed character-by-character to build a full choir.
Weis calls the ENESS “happiness architects”, as the main goal of the art installation is to release the inner child inside each one of us, stimulating playfulness to lose up behavior and introducing unexpected delight in public spaces! Cutting-edge technology, together with a fun and beautiful aesthetic changes completely one’s experience in public places!
In full, the custom light installation showcases 16 inflatables (some up to six meters) extending over a 500 square meter area. ENESS also aims to improve the way people react to technology art and sculpture, especially when it takes place in unconventional locations. In every single one of these inflatable sculptures, there’s a sense of sweet simplicity and a storybook-style language.