Laboratory of Possibilities

30. August 2014

Collabortive drawing + storytelling project about California’s future, created for the Oakland Museum of California’s Natural Science Gallery. A space for reflection and conversation about the impacts of humans on the environment, global shifts and possibilities both dire and hopeful.

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The experience consists of two primary components: a large-scale, immersive visualization as well as several “input stations” where visitors can build off of previous ideas, as well as add their own.

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The installation is built using NodeJS, websockets, a MongoDB database, and node-webkit.

Software Development and Interface Design: Olivia Jack
Graphic Identity: Joe Bromley, Auburn Lahoski
Initial Concept: Don Pohlman
Prototyping: Melissa Standen