“That is, information is a measure of one’s freedom of choice when one selects a message.” —Shannon & Weaver

Wanderl_st is an interactive installation which utilizes the digital dartboard system as an agent of google map navigator. The user can get to certain geo-locations step by step according to the relative positions of thrown darts on board. Meanwhile the routes are collected and the familiar directional guidance is translated spatially into rhythmic acoustic. The computing queries therefore creates an innovative way to explore the geographical territory with trans-spacial experience.

The underscore in Wanderl_st can be replaced by “a”, “i”, “o” or “u” to formulate multiple layers of perceptions and understandings.

Wanderl_st intend to explore the interrelational attributes of communication such as uncertainty, anticipatory, predictability, capacity and redundancy. This playable interface approach provides a cyber-nomadic lifestyle but also to some extend acts as irony to the excessive use of technology in digital culture.

Special thanks to Yu-Hsuan Tsai’s great help and efforts on this project.

ready to throw
Exhibit in Ars Electronica Festival 2015
Distance Sensor responds to the standing point.
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User Journey Map
wanderl_st Settup
Exhibit Setup