Humanizing Art & Technology

Merlin´s Mustache Lab

Taiwán

Merlin´s Mustache Lab

Taiwán

Biography

“Merlin’s Mustache” is a twist origin of “Merlin’s Beard” from Harry Potter’s magical world.
It means “Oh my god” putting in muggle’s words, simply to describe that something is bloody amazing.
Merlin’s Mustache Lab believes digital technology is the magic of modern real world.
Through the wizards of technology and spells of spiritual mind, It creates future emotive science.

OBRA:
“AR Gallery”

Merlin’s Mustache Lab
Taiwan

LINK TO THE ARTWORK:

ARTWORK DESCRIPTION

“AR Gallery” use augmented reality (AR) combined with google cardboard.
Players can download the “AR Gallery” app for smartphone, and then watch paintings in the Gallery to enjoy an interesting exploration of fantasy adventure between real and virtual status.

ARTWORK

“Air Calligraphy”
Merlin’s Mustache Lab
Taiwan

LINK A LA OBRA:

ARTWORK DESCRIPTION:
Calligraphy is the art of writing.
The creation of calligraphy combines stretch, style, shapes, and ki of hand movements. Every calligraphy art has its uniqueness, for it represents the style of the present age and also the psychological status and personality of the person who writes it.
Air Calligraphy is an interactive device. It aims to change the form that calligraphy has always been created by hand holding brush. Through real-time interactive full-body 3D motion capture, Air Calligraphy invites viewers to be in the art piece. Viewers create calligraphy with mechanical programmed machine by their bodies. At the end delivers a new writing style of “human-machine hybrid art” at the present digital age.
At the exhibition of Air Calligraphy, viewers get to write “spring couplets” on red papers with the device. Once viewers finish creating, they can take the spring couplets with them or leave them posted as part of the exhibition.

All session by Merlin´s Mustache Lab

OPENING

20:00
ECU

OPEN EXHIBITION

10:00 - 21:00
ECU

OPEN EXHIBITION

10:00 - 21:00
ECU

OPEN EXHIBITION

10:00 - 21:00
ECU