DocLab Shorts 24 Nov at 19:45
A program of short stories that would never have existed without the internet.
The Louniverse visualizes how Loulou, Philip Toledano’s daughter, interacts with an iPad. “It was fascinating to see how rapt she became – disappearing so completely into a universe beyond the screen.”
“I’m not sure when I started watching Loulou watch the ipad, but at some point it became mesmerizing. There was a strange beauty in the way the light played on her face. It was fascinating to see how rapt she became-disappearing so completely into a universe beyond the screen.
I began to think a great deal about her relationship with technology.
Loulou is the first generation of children who will grow up like this. I don’t know if it’s good or bad, but it’s certainly the beginning of a different kind of childhood, and possibly, a different kind of child.
This piece is a proof of concept.
Ideally, you should be standing in a very large dark room. Loulou’s face slowly appearing large, like planets, on the walls around you, until you’re surrounded by a galaxy of heads.”
— Philip Toledano
This installation was part of DocLab: Immersive Reality, presented by IDFA and De Brakke Grond (20-30 November 2014).