STELLA
multimedia artifact,
which integrates sound and LED systems with a set of sensors
that read the movements of people around it.


"Perception of the beautiful is possible only if there is an ability to perceive it"

Pavel Florensky



Manege
Moscow
New Stage of Alexandrinsky Theater
St Petersburg
New Stage of Alexandrinsky Theater
St Petersburg
TESSART
St Petersburg
TESSART
St Petersburg
New Stage of Alexandrinsky Theater
St Petersburg
New Stage of Alexandrinsky Theater
St Petersburg
ARTPLAY
Moscow
ARTPLAY
Moscow
ARTPLAY
Moscow
New Stage of Alexandrinsky Theater
St Petersburg
New Stage of Alexandrinsky Theater
St Petersburg
New Stage of Alexandrinsky Theater
St Petersburg
Manege
Moscow
Manege
Moscow
Manege
Moscow
ARTPLAY
Moscow
Manege
Moscow
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SONIC SCULPTURE:STELLA

Vertical LED rod of two meters high, made of acrylic material with a light-scattering coating. The base, in the form of a mirror disk made of polished metal, has an interactive system with motion sensors and a high-quality acoustic system BOSE Soundlink II.

Depending on the activity of the audience, the sculpture reproduces a unique sound scale and color palette.

In other words: viewers of the exposition and their activity near the artifact control the audio-visual space of the sculpture, plunging into the process of interaction with the object and creating a collective and whole musical composition.

STELLA is developed within the framework of the Art Residency on the basis of the Institute of Art & Science of ITMO University.

Expositions
December, 2017
Samskara
ARTPLAY, Moscow
Presentation of STELLA in the Artplay Design Center in the context of the immersive exhibition SAMSKARA.

samskara.pro

November, 2017
Committee on Energy and Engineering
LEN EXPO, St Petersburg
STELLA is represented at the exhibition in the context of the thematic week of the Committee on Energy and Engineering "Energy. Integrated innovative solutions and technologies for engineering infrastructure ".

http://news.ifmo.ru/ru/announce/37565/

Thematic Week of the Committee on Energy and Engineering Support "Energy. Integrated innovative solutions and technologies for engineering infrastructure ". In the main plenary session, an official presentation of an innovative research project was carried out by specialists from the ITMO University in conjunction with St. Petersburg State Unitary Enterprise "Lensvet" and the sound sculpture of STELLA was presented.

more info

http://flisi.ifmo.ru/ru/viewnews/12564/nedelya_kom...
November, 2017
Studio 360 talks about the future
Manege, Moscow
The capital debut of Stella's sound sculpture, in the context of the multimedia exhibition at the Manege "Russia, looking to the future"

https://myhistorypark.ru/myfuture

The exposition will present a panorama of scientific forecasts for the next twenty years from leading world futurists and analytical agencies.

Presentation of sound sculpture STELLA in the context of the lecture on the Sonic Ecology at the Central Exhibition Hall "Manege" in Moscow:

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Lecture on sound ecology and the capital debut of sound sculpture Stella:

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October, 2017
Light design ITMO
New Stage of the Alexandrinsky Theater, St Petersburg
Light as a new communication: presentation of the artifact "Stella"
Fourth International Scientific and Practical Conference.

The event is an open international discussion platform for representatives of science, business, art and innovative technologies and gathered 540 leading Russian and foreign experts in the field of light design, architecture, art, urbanistics, engineering, IT, multimedia technologies and smart-fashion. The conference is aimed at implementing the strategy for the development of St. Petersburg as the center of the light culture of Russia.
Exposition of interactive installations made on the basis of the Institute of Art & Science of the University ITMO. Among the art objects is the STELLA installation, jointly with St. Petersburg media artist Taras Mashtalir.

more info
http://cld.ifmo.ru/en/conference/about-conference

September, 2017
International Spatial Development Forum
The Marble Palace, St Petersburg
STELLA @ Re.Evolution Re.Urban
Rethinking future of the cities
III INTERNATIONAL SPATIAL DEVELOPMENT FORUM
Harmony of Versatility
The theme of the III International Forum of Spatial Development is a rethinking of the essence of cities and evolutionary ways of their development.

more info
http://isdforum.ru/en/


September, 2017
Round table "Light in the city"
LEN EXPO, St. Petersburg
Round table "Light in the city: Designing or programming. New technological developments and analysis tools of the modern city "brought together specialists involved in the creation and integration of innovative projects that contribute to the development and improvement of the quality of the city's lighting environment in terms of energy efficiency, environmental friendliness, security, comfort, information and visual aesthetics. The organizers of the discussion, which was attended by representatives of the leading companies of the industry, were the Urban Planning and Architecture Committee and the High School of Light Design of the ITMO University.

Taras Mashtalir, the media artist, presented his interactive light and sound sculptures. He shared his experience of cooperation with Western designers who implemented the projects of interactive lighting of embankments and children's playgrounds, the elements of which "communicate" with the kids by changing the color and sound.

more info
http://imapress.media/2017/09/20/v-peterburge-stan...
July 2017
MEDIA IN / GAMMA Festival of Media Arts
New Stage of the Alexandrinsky Theater, St Petersburg
Since July 14 on the New Stage for the first time MEDIA IN festival of media art.
Stella - sensitive sculpture in the form of a two-meter-long pole reacts to the slightest movement and reproduces a unique sonic gamut and color palette. What colors and sounds she will respond to your approach - we learn at the festival of media arts MEDIA IN and GAMMA.

https://www.facebook.com/events/1213215085471592/
June 2017
GEEK PICNIC
Pulkovo Park, St. Petersburg
In the context of the popular scientific festival GEEK PICNIC in Pulkovo Park of St. Petersburg, an introductory lecture on sound ecology was held SONICOLOGY - an innovative international initiative to form a harmonious sound aesthetics in urban spaces, and the presentation of the sound sculpture STELLA.
June 2017
Economic Forum
ARTPLAY, St Petersburg
The cultural program of the Economic Forum has not been without modern technologies.
Sonic Sculpture Stella live on the channel of St. Petersburg in the framework of an economic forum with students of the High School of Light Design of the University of ITMO

https://topspb.tv/programs/stories/463987/
June 2017
St. Petersburg Design Week
ARTPLAY, St Petersburg
St. Petersburg Design Week will present the site of innovative lighting technologies from the High School of Light Design of the University ITMO within the framework of the cultural program for the guests of the St. Petersburg Economic Forum (SPIEF). The audience will see interactive light artifacts and will be able to take part in light-music art therapy from the international laser theater Lux Aeterna Theater.

The artifact of Taras Mashtalir, the artist of the art residence of the Institute of Art & Science at ITMO University, will attract the attention of visitors by playing with sound and light.

April, 2017
SPECIA
Petrokongress, St Petersburg
Molinos and Nimax held the next SPECIA CON conference, dedicated to the behavior of people in the digital environment.
SPECIA - the commonwealth of St. Petersburg digital agencies or, in other words, web developers and Internet marketers. The Commonwealth unites more than 2500 specialists in the market of web development and Internet communications from almost 200 companies in St. Petersburg.

Taras Mashtalir delivered a lecture on Sound Ecology and presented the sound sculpture STELLA, developed on the basis of the art residence of the Institute of Art & Science at the University of ITMO

more info
http://www.sonicartist.me/wp/specia/
April, 2017
Saint Petersburg State University of Information Technologies, Mechanics and Optics
ITMO, St Petersburg
The lecture "Sound Ecology and Interactive Technologies" was held at the ITMO University in the context of the tenth session of the scientific school of young scientists and specialists "High-performance computing and computer simulation" technologies in the framework of the VI Congress of Young Scientists (CMU)

The thematic of the jubilee school is "Creation of game worlds: from mathematical models to the artistic image"

The audience got acquainted with the concept of sound sculpture and demonstrated the created artifact of STELLA in the context of the art residence of ITMO University.

more info
http://news.ifmo.ru/ru/announce/33637/

April, 2017
TESSART
TESSART, St Petersburg
"Tessart" is a project created at the intersection of art and digital technologies: interactive exhibitions, installations, dome laser theater, virtual reality zone, sound sculpture of STELLA.

Within the first two months of the opening, visitors will be able to touch the real light wave in the form of sound sculptures.

https://vk.com/tessart.place
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