Art-A-Hack™ 2018 Special Edition - Cyfest, St. Petersburg, Russia

Team members:

  • Kseniia Galkina
  • Mitya Akhmediyev
  • Leonid Gavrilov

The Holo Sapiens team explored the relationship between text, speech, interactivity and illusion, resulting in the projection of an interactive holographic-like image.

Audiences interacting with Holo Sapiens
Audiences interacting with Holo Sapiens

Using Google APIs, the team explored text-to-speech input that triggered a classically represented Greek sculpture to move and perform.

The installation at CyFest 2018
The installation at CyFest 2018

The piece went on to be exhibited at the Tate Museum’s Tate Exchange program in London.

Mitya standing next to the team's creation
Mitya standing next to the team's creation

The piece was also exhibited at the QuartaRiata Artist Residency in St Petersburg in 2018.

A close-up of the classical figure
A close-up of the classical figure