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 [...]

The idea for this project was to control music and sounds with a simple school ball. The motion of the ball bouncing or flying around on the playground is captured live and repurposed as giant musical gestures that mashup pre-recorded tracks and sound effects. Various game scenarios were tried : direct sonification of existing games [...]