Biggâr (2010)

Biggâr consist of 7.463.185.678 virtual blocks placed systematically around the globe encapsulating the whole earth, making it the biggest possible virtual sculpture on the world. A leap forward in terms of scale, based on new limitless dimensional possibilities brought to the physical space through Augmented Reality.

At any location anywhere in the world a section of the 7.463.185.678 cubes can be viewed in the sky using the Layar AR browser for iPhone 3GS/4 or Android smartphones.

The Biggâr block grid is also the biggest interactive artwork in the world, because with the press of 1 button all of the 7.463.185.678 blocks can be color-switched en masse. Making it an instant collaborative space, connecting Japan to Djibouti and Poland to India through the continuous serial color changing acts by individuals worldwide.

The resulting aesthetic of the megalomanic virtual sculpture in combination with an endless amount of possible backdrops and sceneries, is ...

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Biggâr consist of 7.463.185.678 virtual blocks placed systematically around the globe encapsulating the whole earth, making it the biggest possible virtual sculpture on the world. A leap forward in terms of scale, based on new limitless dimensional possibilities brought to the physical space through Augmented Reality.

At any location anywhere in the world a section of the 7.463.185.678 cubes can be viewed in the sky using the Layar AR browser for iPhone 3GS/4 or Android smartphones.

The Biggâr block grid is also the biggest interactive artwork in the world, because with the press of 1 button all of the 7.463.185.678 blocks can be color-switched en masse. Making it an instant collaborative space, connecting Japan to Djibouti and Poland to India through the continuous serial color changing acts by individuals worldwide.

The resulting aesthetic of the megalomanic virtual sculpture in combination with an endless amount of possible backdrops and sceneries, is being documented through a call to viewers of the artwork to twitter their unique screenshots, to be collected at the sndrv.nl/biggar webpage.

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