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Tuesday, October 9, 2012

Exhibition gives visitors power to control the rain

By Sabrina SweeneyEntertainment reporter, BBC News

The Rain Room has been described as a "cocooning experience"
by its creators

Most of us have been caught in a torrential downpour and wished we could make it stop, but how would it feel to have the power to control the weather?

Rain Room, a new 3D exhibition at London's Barbican Centre marries art, science and technology to do just that.

Despite standing in a space filled with drops of falling water, visitors remain dry, as the water halts above them.

Its creators have described it as "a social experiment" which "extracts behavioural experiences".(...)

Continue reading: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-19827066 

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