Hidden in Plain Sight
A mixed-media installation that shares stories of New York City street food vendors through interactive 3D printed sculptures of food carts and the people behind them.
Categories: Storytelling, 3D Printing, Projection Mapping, Installation
Tools: Photoscan, Blender, After Effects, MaxMSP
Role: End-to-end experience design
See more at: www.hiddeninplainsight.xyz
In this series of portraits, each work features video and audio merged into 3D printed high-fidelity sculptures of food carts and the people behind them – Ana, Dany and Thiru. The piece offers a new approach to documentary, merging older media formats with newer technologies.
As the narrative unfolds, minimalistic animations that complement the audio tracks are mapped on top of the carts:
Testing early versions of the experience with users helped define the right (and wrong) types of interactions:
Prototyping different sizes for the 3D printed models:
Defining the measurements for the container box: