Just Keep Swimming
Body Motion & Representations of Aquatic Life
Group 10 uses body motion to parametrically create visual representations of aquatic life. The inspiration comes from a large tattoo that Kiki has on their right leg that has many symbolic meanings including being their most favorite animal. To create and document the motion we used VR remote controls to record and obtain CSV files. The intent behind Kiki’s motions were to mimic Möbius strips repeatedly with their wrists and with their arms to create jellyfish-like tentacles. Using Rhino and Grasshopper (3D modeling software), we inserted raw data recorded from the motions in CSV format to parametrically manipulate the data and create surfaces with and without ripple effects to achieve the desired look of jellyfish tentacles.