Interactive Design
Programming for Marcus Lyall's Megastructure


Marcus Lyall

Interactive Design

Bluedot Festival, 2018

Programming of an interactive system using the Leap Motion and Touchdesigner for Marcus Lyall‘s projection ‘Megastructure‘ onto Jodrell Bank’s radio-telescope. A commission by Bluedot Festival 2018, a science and art focused music festival.
The interactive experience uses the user’s hand gestures to generate different patterns, animations as well as the soundtrack, designed by Peter Howell from The BBC Radiophonic Workshop.
Besides Touchdesigner, we also used Disguise to pre-visualise, program and feed 8 video projectors provided and calibrated by Bluman Associates.

In 2019, I was commissioned by Bluman Associates to design visuals that would be projected onto the telescope during Hot Chip’s appearance on the Lovell Stage.

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