James Tapscott from Studio JT challenged Light Application to design custom lighting software for his entry artwork into the Cirque Apartments car park in Mt Pleasant.
The Light Application team designed and programmed the RGBW LED rear lit linear elements to emulate the Perth city skyline under different conditions – dawn, day, dusk, night. The custom content is generated in real time from algorithms interacting with some random and patterned elements – not pre-recorded. The beautiful outcome means the light show changes subtly all the time rather than just displaying the same running loop. As a future enhancement, it is planned to integrate a traffic doppler radar which will trigger the lights to display an interactive “wake” that follows vehicles and pedestrians as they move along the artwork.

Project was managed and curated by FORM

Photography: Artist Liaison