Digital artist Gabriel Pulecio makes beehives of light with the help of Kinect

May 17, 2016   |   Vanessa Ho

New York digital artist Gabriel Pulecio makes sculptures with everyday materials ­– light bulbs, mirrors, acrylic – but his concepts are big and provocative, from “trapping infinity” to toying with the fourth dimension to using light as an elemental object.

His sculptures are vibrant and mesmerizing, with beehives of light and spirals of illumination. A viewer’s presence and movement triggers lights in various patterns, with which Pulecio combines his skill as a designer and passion as an artist to create interactive installations — with the help of a Microsoft Kinect sensor.

“One of the things I like the most about art is that you’re able to inspire people and make them have a unique experience,” says Pulecio, who studied fine art and art history in Bogotá, Colombia, where he grew up.

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Vanessa Ho
Microsoft News Center Staff

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