Aether & Hemera are the ancient Greek god and goddess of brighter upper air and daylight. Aether is Claudio Benghi, the media architect; Hemera is Gloria Ronchi, the lighting artist.
Aether & Hemera interdisciplinary collaboration focuses on researching the sensory engagement of an immaterial force like light, combining digital technologies and physical spaces for creating immersive and emotional headspaces. Their artistic aim is to provoke memories, explore aesthetic interactions and to elicit feelings of connective human experiences in a required-to-participate audience.
Their works have been shown across the UK and in Italy since 2006; recent exhibitions include: DLI Museum and Art Gallery, Durham (2011); Wolverhampton Art Gallery (2010); Queen’s Hall Art Centre, Hexham (2010); MART09 at BALTIC Centre for Contemporary Art, Newcastle Upon Tyne (2009); Cannon Hall Museum, Barnsley (2009); Lampugnani’s Castle, Milan (2006).
Voyage is an art installation by Aether & Hemera that consists of a flotilla of 300 paper boats sailing along Canary Wharf's Middle Dock. Each boat is illuminated by colored LED lights that
Aether and Hemera employed arrays of LEDs to build three giant kinetic POV (Persistence of Vision) lighting installations. These bright and lively wheels project ‘illusions’ of texts and
Aether and Hemera’s LED Installation Uses Artificial Intelligence to Transform Human Voices into a Brass Band Light Show
"Which is your Brass Voice?" is an art installation which employs Artificial Intelligence (AI) and digital media to create an engaging, interactive sensory experience for the audience. Designed
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