Installation view, User walking in an interactive sandbox and immigrating digitally in Google Earth
Installation view
Interactive sandbox controller, The Last Resort, by Greg Cole. Cactus, ultrasonic sensor and arduino.
Interactive sandbox controller
Shadow cast by user, The Last Resort, by Greg Cole.
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The Last Resort

Google Earth video game exploring immigration

2010 - 2011

An experimental Google Earth video game that uses an interactive sandbox to create an artistic US-Mexico border immigration experience.

Other Ideas: creating an experience that gives people an opportunity to think about issues of immigration // using the ideas of immigration and Google Earth to think about how technology changes our views on the world's issues and geography

Technology: Google Earth API, Arduino, Ultrasonic Proximity Sensor, Sandbox, Cactus, Projector, Heat Lamp

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