Julien Bloit
music & gesture

Citiplay is an interactive, digital version of the iconic street game hopscotch that seeks to foster a sense of urban play. The game functions much like the game “Simon” by asking participants to remember and repeat patterns by stepping on hopscotch tiles that light up in sequence. Aimed at both the passerby walking by on [...]

This device helps you create musical patterns with mouse gestures. When you drag the mouse on the interface, the particles’ motion trigger notes and your gesture is looped right away, in sync with the current song’s tempo. This allows you to explore musical ideas in a way that is more instrumental that programmatic, by picking-up [...]

Earlier this year, I started to work on the Sabour project, for which we needed the gestures of the dancer to be interpreted in real time. We used a Kinect to track the body movements, but we needed something more time-reactive and localized to specific body parts. We agreed to test on a wireless IMU. [...]