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“The Pool” by Jen Lewin
June 24, 2016 @ 5:00 PM - 11:00 PMFree
An Interactive Light and Color Exhibit
In the Southeast Area of Turner Park at Midtown Crossing, Nightly, between June 24th and July 3rd, 2016
Available to guests during park hours from 5 AM to 11PM. The pads will be fully lit each night from 7-11 PM.
POOL (verb) = combine, amalgamate, blend, join forces, league, merge, put together, share.
"The Pool" is an environment of giant, concentric circles created from interactive circular pads. By entering "The Pool", you enter a world where play and collaborative movement create swirling effects of light and color. Imagine a giant canvas where you can paint and splash light collaboratively. As multiple users play in "The Pool", their interactions become mesmerizing patterns of shifting and fading colors.
Since 2012 alone, "The Pool" has traveled to over 30 major installations worldwide, including festivals in Singapore, Sydney, Lisbon, Prague, London, Istanbul and at Burning Man and has clocked millions of user steps. It is weather resistant and designed for aggressive use: Like a giant game of light ‘ping pong,’ the pool will have users running and jumping, adding, bouncing, and mixing light together. As multiple users play in "The Pool", their interactions become mesmerizing patterns of shifting and fading colors.and has clocked millions of user steps. To see it in action, check out the videos below!