If you get the chance to, check out the new exhibition of interactive installation art at the manchester city art gallery . the exhibition ” Awaiting your input ” runs til January end 2011. well worth a look and touch as it is free lala,,,,
Highlights of the exhibition include Pulse Room, on show in the UK for the very first time. Premiered in Puebla, Mexico in 2006 and shown to critical acclaim in the Mexican pavilion for the Venice Biennale in 2007, this compelling work is made up of 100 light bulbs which are activated by a sensor to flash at the exact rhythm of particpants’ heart rates. Also, the work People on People (a co-commission by Manchester Art Gallery and Abandon Normal Devices festival), a major new installation inspired by portraiture and shadowplays, which will turn the gallery’s temporary exhibition space into one of the world’s most advanced scanners.
Manchester Art Gallery is the only UK venue for the show so this is an interactive experience.