Intersection is a responsive sound installation controlled by an audience. Visitors enter a darkened space in which the sound of car traffic randomly moves across the space. Visitors can stop the traffic within a lane by standing in front of an approaching car, causing it to screech to a stop, and later followed by subsequent cars in the lane smashing into the back of stopped car. A stopped car will accelerate and continue moving across the space only after a visitor moves out of its lane. reech to a halt, or collide with one another.
Don Ritter is a Canadian artist who has created interactive electronic installations for over thirty years. He creates systems in which the human body and computers interact with one another. His goal is to create aesthetic experiences that are both physically and mentally stimulating.
Learn more about Don on his website.