Color Our Life

Yue Mao

Projektmodul 'Zeitmaschinen'


Please look around, you may find something interesting about color. When you looking around in a kindergarten, it might be quite colorful. Children's color are bright and pure. However, as you grow up, the color of your clothes become darker and singler. And this regulation is related to our emotion more or less. Normally, a child live a life happily like the bright color it wearing. When one grow up, the emotion becomes much complex. And he may learns to hide himself with the help of the color. All in all, happiness is our lifetime pursuit. So, why not color our life? Start with the wearing color.

  • Step one---Color tracking

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  • Step two---Music & Text output

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  • Place to install---Undergrounds



In order to see the effect on averaged colors,I use PS to imitate the procedure calculated by processing.

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So, I suppose "HSB[[Farbe#Farbräume|Hue Saturation Brightness]] Colorspace" mode is much reasonable. "H":Hue "S":Saturation "B":Brightness

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  • Software: Processing
  • Hardware: Infrared camera

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