Painting of a Cliff

A digital painting (framed screen in portrait mode) shows a stoic cliff. Hidden away is another screen and controller for a person to control a little person that lives inside of the painting. With all sorts of 'Wizard of Oz'-style buttons and levers they can safely manipulate the painting off-screen. If they're daring they can come out of their hiding hole and see themselves through the eyes of the observers of the painting. Please break the painting.

Nominated for the Explorer Award at A MAZE. 2020

Painting of a Cliff

jasper oprel, 2020

interactive installation


made with help from Luan Stotijn

The game requires a pretty powerful PC and a second monitor to send the painting video signal to. It's also a pretty boring experience without the aspect of having an audience. I'm only including an older build of the game here, to keep an element of surprise for public showings.