Google browser illuminates Vancouver sky

Posted Mar 18, 2014

Artist Janet Echelman and Google Creative Director Aaron Koblin partnered to create an interactive artwork on one of the largest textile sculptures ever called Unnumbered Sparks in Vancouver, Canada. The artwork is made from ultralight fibers and is soaring from the roof of a skyscraper over the water and walkways near the Vancouver Convention Center. The artwork celebrates the 30th annual conference of TED.

The artwork interacts with web browsers. The interactive lighting is a giant Google Chrome window stretched across a 300-foot long sculpture using five high-definition projectors.

Visitors can interact with the artwork by using Chrome or other modern mobile browsers on smartphones or tablets. When choosing a color, they can use their fingers to trace paths along the surface of their device.

[Source: Google Blog]