iSwarm, the Singapore University of Technology and Design Advanced Architecture Laboratory and Augmented Senses Group’s contribution to iLight Marina Bay Singapore 2014, depicts luminous sea creatures that interact with the visitors of the event. The swarm is lifeless and hardly visible by day but becomes active at night. At dusk, iSwarm starts to illuminate the waters of Marina Bay with light reminiscent of natural phenomena such as bioluminescent algae or deep-sea fish.

iSwarm reacts to the presence of visitors with a modulation of its pattern and color. In this way, there is a constant interaction between the installation and its visitors. iSwarm engages the visitors by creating a poetic, spirited experience that feels natural, yet is deeply rooted in cutting-edge technology.

Collaborated Project with AH Lab


iSwarm: a swarm of luminous sea creatures that interact with passers-by. Schroepfer, Nanayakkara, Wortmann, Cornelius, Khew, Y. Lian, … Samarasekara, (2014). iLight 2014, Singapore


Feb, 2014 to Apr, 2014