Cell: Where art meets the Xbox 360 Kinect

Originally commissioned for the Alpha-ville 2011 post-digital festival, Cell is an interactive art installation that holds up a virtual mirror to the way we like to project ourselves on social media websites like Facebook and Twitter.

The installation works by capturing the physical attributes of visitors entering the space using four Kinect for Microsoft Xbox 360 cameras. Skeletal data from each visitor is then tagged with random identities gleaned from social media websites and displayed on a digital mirror the visitors can see.

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