Platform for Electronics Abuse

V2_’s hardware developers are practicing anger management with the installation "Love Hate Punch" by artists Stefan Gross and Stella Boess.

Love Hate Punch is an interactive work of art in the form of a punching bag audience members can take a whack at. When at rest, the bag emits red light. When you hit it, light effects appear at the place of impact, flashes that goad the boxer on. If you try hard enough, you can continually change the color of the bag.

The first version of Stefan Gross and Stella Boess’s installation was exhibited in 2009 as part of Re-Act in Eindhoven, where it won the "Frits Philips Kunstprijs." V2_Lab is currently working on a new sensor system. In the new version, the work’s most fragile components will be made even tougher to better withstand the boxers’ violence. The new sensors will also enable the artists to experiment with color and light patterns that will allow the punching bag to respond in different ways. Sound will also play an important role. Stefan and Stella hope to use the new generic sensor system in different contexts: in their words, they are creating a platform for electronics abuse.

Love Hate Punch (2010) from V2_ on Vimeo.

 

Watch Stefan and Stella’s website for future presentations of Love Hate Punch and new projects with a similar impact. 

http://www.stefangross.nl/love_hate_punch.html

Document Actions
Mailinglist: Subscribe to the English or Dutch version.

Follow usfacebook_16.png twitter_16.png youtube_16.png Favicon Vimeo googleplus
Related Items
Stan Wannet

Stan Wannet (NL) is an artist-engineer, who makes kinetic animal sculptures.

Love Hate Punch

Love Hate Punch (2010) is an interactive punch bag developed by Stefan Gross and Stella Boess.

Love Hate Punch

Stefan Gross and Stella Boess are the inventors of the Love Hate Punch, a punching bag that reacts ...

Stock

Stock (NL) is an independent interface developer.

Melissa Coleman

Melissa Coleman (NL) is an artist, teacher and software engineer.

Intimacy White

'Intimacy White' (2009) is a fashion project by Daan Roosegaarde, V2_Lab and Maartje Dijkstra about ...

Anja Hertenberger

Anja Hertenberger (DE) is an artist who researches identity in relation to media, surveillance, ...

Julian Oliver

Julian Oliver (NZ/DE) is a "critical engineer", currently developing open source augmented reality ...

Edwin van der Heide

Edwin van der Heide (NL) is a Dutch composer, performer and instrument builder.

Rui Guerra

Rui Guerra (PT/NL) is the founder of I₦TK.

Stan Wijnans

Stan Wijnans (NL) is an artist and programmer for interactive systems.

David Jonas Marinho Neves Castanheira

David Jonas Marinho Neves Castanheira (PT) is a Software Developer and Engineer.

Simon de Bakker

Simon de Bakker is a software and hardware developer. For the longest time he worked at the V2_lab. ...

Meg Grant

Meg Grant (NL) is a maker and an aspiring mad inventor.

Intimacy

Intimacy (2010-) is a series of e-fashion pieces by Daan Roosegaarde (NL).

Intimacy Black

Intimacy Black (2010) by Anouk Wipprecht and Daan Roosegaarde is the second dress of the ...

more ...
 
Personal tools
Log in