SLIMEY MIRROR - Sloomoo Institute, New York
An Immersive Interactive Installation by Laia Cabrera and Isabelle Duverger
Created by Laia Cabrera & Isabelle Duverger
Interactive Design by Aniol Saurina Masó
3D Design by Lucas Ordoñez
Music by Pei Pei Music
475 Broadway, SoHo, New York, NY 10013 since September 22, 2022
In Chicago and Atlanta since November 15, 2022
Slimey Mirror is an immersive interactive installation which reflect on the self, our identity, and how do we relate to our inner child, when exposed to a different environment where one can see an image of themselves but not quite themselves.
When entering, the interactivity allows for people to see their self as an avatar of slime, responding to one's movement in a mirrored manner, and at the same time responding to the laws of motion of slime. The environment is a cave also made of slime, and it can interact with people by spilling slime of different textures. When prompted by a ball of slime, people can also throw slime at the mirror and at one another.
The experience of reflecting oneself onto a mirror is always a learning experience, here we want people to free themselves from their self-reflection and discover the possibilities of being in a slime body.
The installation works with a full body tracking sensor, and therefor allows to move freely in the space without having to wear any technology. We are looking to create an experience in which people can instinctively interact, with technology invisible.