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Interactive Video, Just a Reflektor

This is a Interactive video. It was designed by Aaron Koblin. It is dated 2013. Its medium is touch screen, computer, web cam.

You can view the project's source code on Github and explore some of the visual effects created for the music video here in your web browser. To start, click the plus icon in the window below and add the "Webcam" node.

Filmed in Haiti, this short film for Arcade Fire’s song “Reflektor” follows a young girl who meets magical guardians who take her to “the other side.” The costume design enabled precise motion tracking. In the interactive video, users can gesture with their smartphones to discover different layers and change the look and feel of the video. The film was written, directed, and produced by Morisset, with creative direction from Koblin and Morisset.

It is credited Courtesy of the artists.

  • Print, Danger Ahead
  • wood engraving in black ink on paper.
  • Gift of John Goldsmith Phillips, Jr..
  • 1947-4-53

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This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition Beauty—Cooper Hewitt Design Triennial.

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