“Step & Repeat #2” 2009

Video Documentation

“Step & Repeat #2” is an interactive video installation and is a recreation of “Step & Repeat” (2003) using Arduino and high-resolution video. For each step the user takes toward the screen the character on-screen takes a step toward the user.

Rather than being controlled by the user, the character’s actions are based on an interpretation of the user’s actions. Sometimes this interpretation is correct and sometimes it is not. The character does not respond immediately to stimulus but only after an indeterminate period of time. The character’s behaviour is meant to be mischievous.