Petrus Vrellis

Starry Night

Abstract:
This is an interactive installation based on Van Gogh’s masterpiece “Starry Night”. The iconic flows of original painting come to life, as an animation. Furthermore, the visitor can interact with the painting, altering the flows by touching. Any influence is temporary and the animation gradually returns to its original state. The background music also responds to the flow. The installation provides an immersive interpretation of the original masterpiece that can be used for “re-discovering” classical art and serve educational purposes.

Biography:
Born in Ioannina, Greece in 1974. Graduate of “Electrical and Computer Engineering” department of the University of Patras, and of “Plastic Art and Art Sciences” departement of the University of Ioannina. Works as Electrical Engineer since 1999. Tries to explore the potentials of “new media”, with digital art and interactive installations. Has participated in various art exhibitions in Greece.

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