When Object dreams a interactive experiments exhibition for Milan International Furniture Fair 2016.
Official music video for Larytta realised by Erika Marthins and Giacomo Bastianelli.
Art direction and poster design for exhibition Trailerpark I/0 2016 in collaboration with Margaux Hendrix.
A workshop with 50 Thymio Robots
Do objects sometimes dream about themselves? What if we could enter their dreams? Virtual reality? Connected objects? Ever since they appeared, we have been worshipping the objects around us while being extremely demanding of them. What if the roles were reversed for once? Instead of asking objects to make us dream, why don’t we consider their own dreams? Premonitory dreams that anticipate a possible future of objects? BroomBroom offers visitors a rather unsettling experience. In order to uncover its subtleties they will have to learn to adjust to the object to perceive it’s personality. Designed to be handled from a particular angle. Controlling them unveils a universe of staggering proportions. In a certain way, this project as a whole leads us to question the future of familiar objects. How does our relationship to them changes as they become capable of making a statement about their own existence, interact by using onboard sensors and grow increasingly connected to our communication networks? Do I see my toothbrush differently knowing that it records each movement in my mouth and therefore displays a form of consciousness? BroomBroom integrates a virtual reality principle which allows you to literally look inside the broom, to immerse yourself for a time into a parallel reality which the object let you glimpse at. The object BroomBroom, whose function is but fiction, tell it’s own story, encouraging us to see and use it differently. In a playful manner, it lead us to rethink some of our distrust in the face of change and as regards, the future.
Erika Marthins & Hélène Portier ECAL 2016
A music video realised by Erika Marthins and Giacomo Bastianelli during the second year video course in Visual Communication Bachelor for the music « Les Bambous » by Larytta.
Music : Larytta - Les Bambous
© 2015 Creaked Records
Tutors: Sami Benhadj
Actor : Keenan Rush
ECAL / University of Art and Design, Lausanne Switzerland Visual Communication Bachelor
Erika Marthins & Giacomo Bastianelli ECAL 2016
Art direction and posters for the I/0 exhibition at Trailerpark 2016 in Copenhagen. In collaboration with Margaux Hendrix during a two month residency at Space10, IKEA's new future living lab.
Photos by Rasmus Himmelstrup + Zinna Mac + Alona Vibe + Michael Kaack + Alexander Hjorth Jespersen + Thomas Rasmussen + Martin Löf
Thymio Meets ECAL
During a one week workshop students were asked to develop projects using the Thymio robot. 50 Robots were available. The week began with an introduction to Thymio and its secrets by Prof. Francesco Mondada from EPFL. Students worked then in group with the task to make Thymio(s) write a word, all those words was then put together to form a sentences that you can discover in this movie.
"The good thing about robots is that they do what you tell them to do. And, the bad thing about robots is that they do what you tell them to do."
Workshop led by Alain Bellet
Assisted by Laura Perrenoud, Tibor Udvari (ECAL),
Manon Briod, Maria Beltran (EPFL)
Video by Arthur Touchais
Workshop with Niklas Roy.
A interactive data-visualizations around swiss culture and the swissnex activity for swissnex San Francisco.
Music video realised by Erika Marthins for Creaked Records.
Promotion pictures for Sandqvist kids backpack collection.
A playful research project by SPACE10 student in residence Erika Marthins and writer Rasmus Palludan, exploring the future of VR & AR.
Clouded Future : Everything we know about the future of virtual reality and augmented reality
Throughout the past year Danish tech writer Rasmus Palludan has gone on a journey to understand the current landscape of virtual reality and augmented reality, get different perspectives from renowned futurists, psychiatrists, philosophers, sociologists, technologists and added his own personal thoughts on what the reality of tomorrow may be. On a parallel, more visual path interaction design student Erika Marthins has researched and developed a series of photos that explore a future where we’re completely immersed in a virtual world. Their crafts come together in this intriguing piece called ‘Clouded Future’.
A Playful Research project by SPACE10 student in residence Erika Marthins and writer Rasmus Palludan, exploring the future of VR and AR.
Workshop about communication machines by Niklas Roy
Bouquet is a synesthetic olfactory device which permits the user to perceive color through fragrances. The device detects the color it presented and delivers a corresponding mix of fragrances through the nozzle. Bouquet acts as an extension of the user’s olfactory senses in order to deliver a different sort of augmented reality.
Video: Erika Marthins, Pietro Alberti & Gianni Camporota.
Music: "Happy Non-Smoker" by Layer V (soundcloud.com/layerfive)
Project by ECAL/Erika Marthins, Arthur Moscatelli, Pietro Alberti, Andrea Ramìrez Aburto.
A series of interactive data-visualizations around swiss culture and the swissnex activity. Designed by Bachelor Media & Interaction Design students of ECAL/University of Art and Design Lausanne, the projects were initiated during a one-week trip to San Francisco in March 2016. They present a novel and entertaining way to display various data.
Commissioned by swissnex San Francisco
Heads of the project Vincent Jacquier, Cyril Diagne
Assistants Romain Cazier, Pauline Saglio
Video: Erika Marthins
Music made by Layer V (soundcloud.com/layerfive)
Breeze - Grace Core (Lord RAJA Remix) Music video realised by Erika Marthins for Creaked Records.
Pictures of promotion and images of the 10 years celebration for Sandqvist
Video made during movie clip course by first year students in Visual Communication
Tutors : Marius Aeberli