O.T. 968 is an ambitious interactive digital artwork by Stefan Reiss, created for Ilford town centre in Redbridge.
The temporary artwork, a white sculptural installation measuring 8m x 5m x 5m, will be located in the middle of the High Road.
As darkness falls the interactive video brings the 3D screen to life using night time generative animation.
O.T.968 aims to bring visitors together and create an outstanding, sensual experience, where the audience can influence the vivid, interactive projection with their body presence and motion.
Stefan Reiss' work is a research into the fields of drawing, painting, sculpture, installation, projection and performance. By developing specific works for different mediums he unfolds a complexity of contextual relations, materials and practices, tracing back to the basis of all his works: the straight line.
He studied Fine Arts / Sculpture at the Kunsthochschule Berlin-Weißensee and attended the masterclass at Prof. Inge Mahn and Prof. Berndt Wilde.
Stefan Reiss is member of the Royal Society of Sculptors. He lives and works in Berlin, Germany.
O.T. 986 is created by Stefan Reiss and realised with Huijun Guan, Andrew Mason and Bas van Oerle with additional help from Jack Addis (Lumen Prize).
The Lab Central Arts Programme
SPACE is working in partnership with Vision Redbridge Culture & Leisure with funding from the Arts Council England Libraries Opportunities for Everyone Innovation Fund.
Lab Central is a new open plan space dedicated to digital technologies on the ground floor of Redbridge Central Library, which launched on 17th June 2017. The associated engagement programme includes a palette of regular activities, one off workshops, training and networking events, a technology lending library as well as the Lab Central Arts Programme.
The Lab Central Schools’ Residency
Output Arts and students at Seven Kings School and The Ursuline Academy are creating their own artwork Protocol, to run alongside O.T. 968.
Exhibition runs from 23 March to 7 April at Redbridge Central Library.