The piece was developped by media artist Lukas Truniger, architect Itamar Bergfreund and researcher Bruce Yoder. It was awarded with a Burning Man 2018 Honoraria art grant.
For its realization of the piece we worked in close collaboration with a team of artists, creators and innovators from Lille, Zürich, Berlin, New York, San Francisco and Seattle.
Concept: Lukas Truniger, Itamar Bergfreund, Bruce Yoder
Artistic direction & visual design: Lukas Truniger
Logistics direction: Itamar Bergfreund
Scientific direction: Bruce Yoder
Structural design: Itamar Bergfreund, Ollie Tanner
Software design & development: Adele Lin, Sophi Kravitz, Mat Pinner, Lukas Truniger
Burning Man 2018 team
Construction volunteers: Kyle Cothern, Michel Häberli, Sophi Kravitz, Marie Lelouche, Adele Lin, Matt Pinner, David Shelhart, Ollie Tanner, Chloe Taverregniet, Steven Xing
Transportation: Gil Bar-Sela, Jessica Duran, Matt Drews, Joey Falcone, Lucian Nagle
Production hosting: Meadowhawk Sanctuary, Poulsbo WA (Joey Falcone & Lucian Nagle)
Hosted & supported by Cyper camp
Lukas Truniger is a media artist and musician. Born in Zurich, he lives and works in Lille in Northern France. He develops art installations, musical instruments and performances with a strong interest in the potential of machine made experiences challenging the modalities of our perception. His work has been shown worldwide in the framework of renown festivals and exhibitions.
Itamar Bergfreund is an architect and urban developer by training. His interest and curiosity lie in the harmonious coexistence of humans. Born to Israeli parents and raised in Zurich he speaks five different languages and is currently working as a real estate consultant.
Bruce Yoder is fascinated by people. He sees poetry in life, with juxtaposition and impermanence being of particular interest. He was born and raised Mennonite in the Midwest of the United States. Currently, he teaches and does research in physical chemistry at the the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Zurich.