Technology / Media art
Shin Obinata is a fab designer. He is building a new discourse on colors in an age of digital fabrication through his own creations.
“With the introduction of computers, hues in digital spaces have become freer. When they are once again made physical and mixed, which colors will stand?”
Keio SFC Hiroya Tanaka Lab, first year master’s student
The colors of this sphere change depending on the angle you look at it, showing CG-like behavior in the real world.
Shin Obinata has discovered mechanical properties that can add color to a complex interior that cannot be reached by hand using existing coloring methods of adding color with paint and succeeded in creating an unprecedented color experience.
Displayed and presented at 4DFP 2018.
Even if you gaze at this object in a mirror placed at one end, the direction of the gradation from blue to red does not change (on the right is a normal item, on the left is this creation).
By controlling the uneven surface structure and gradation color scheme in minute detail on a computer, Shin Obinata creates such mysterious experiences.
Exhibited and presented at 4DFP 2018.