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In a distance (video installation 2011)

Remote controlled video installation 2011. Two different rooms, one with a miniature set, the other one the projection room. From there you could remote control a camera with a java controlled interface. The camera transmitted the live footage via internet and transcoded it on the fly. The background scene was projected onto a wall, while plants and other miniature set assets like sand and rocks, were put into the live scene. The viewer got the unwell feeling of being a  witness of a war scene. Taking part in that scene and being able to control the camera frame instead of just watching – like we know from news on tv, was the intention of this project.

Later I created a VR scene of this: