LAMP is the immersive installation I led development of at Arcosanti, Arizona from 2015-2020. Arcosanti is a unique architectural destination which draws 40,000+ visitors a year. People from across the world visit for music, performances, retreats, and studying the architecture.
LAMP is a play space for all aspects of the Arcosanti amphitheater and visitor path lighting. Lights can be interactive, based on movement, sound and other triggers. Control of the 10,000+ LEDs can be donevia hand gestures from the augment reality headset, automatically from environmental factors, and elaborately via a command center with 360 projection mapping capabilities. This system transforms the experience of space in profound new ways in real-time.
Recently, LAMP has added spatial audio (3D sound) to the physical environment, creating light-sound syncopation and producing synesthetic experiences that are at the leading-edge in this medium. VR is also now being used to control LAMP, creating new cross reality immersive control capabilities for hundreds of audience members at a time.
I was the creator and led this project. The lead lighting designer and system technician was Adam Taylor. Grant written by Tim Bell. Special thanks to Kevin K, Seth, Chase, Kevin, Cameron, Jess, and the many who helped us <3