interactive light installation / 2010

An installation by students from School of Design Mainz for the light festival Luminale 2010, Frankfurt.

The project “hive” is initiated by two departments in School of Design Mainz, communication design and interior architecture.  


together with

Prof. Klaus Teltenkötter, media architecture Prof. Anna-Lisa Schönecker, interaction design Prof. Clemens Tropp, light design  


School of Design Mainz  

in co-operation with

Zumtobel Lighting GmbH   „hive“ is an interactive light installation floating above water in the park behind Frankfurt’s opera. A swarm of 1200 LED lights with tailor made aluminium reflector are suspended above a lake in the centre of Frankfurt and react to visitors movements with video controlled lights and sound.  


Martina Pipprich Stefan Gutmann