Playtests with various tools and software. This page features motion and depth content.

Project Types
Student projects, Hobby

My Roles
Creative technologist / developer, Video editor, Director, Photographer
Processing, Adobe Illustrator, Chaotica, Blender, Laser cutting machine, iPhone X LiDAR sensor + cameras 

Original: Hilma af Klint's The Swan No.12.

Hilma af Klint's The Swan No.12.
Reimagined as an interactive sunset. A prototype/experiment in Processing.  

Original poster by Yusaku Kamekura → Digital recreation in Adobe Illustrator → Laser-cut layers of paper and acrylic.

Stairwell photographs taken on iPhone X → Depth maps pulled from their image data in Photoshop → Video “scanning” animations using tone-based image masking.

Video scanning animation from above, projection-mapped onto congruent layers of laser-cut cardstock.

Video of a nighttime drive wrapped in a pulsating and color-matched environment, meant as a room-scale projection meant for viewers to experience in close proximity. An installation exercise in Prof. Christopher Chenier's Digital Art Intensive, created with Blender 3D.

Nathan Cheng

Open to all forms of collaboration.
︎︎︎ Reach out at n@nathancheng.work

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