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The e-Campus is a world-class network of large screen displays. BigDog Interactive was commissioned to create the inaugural installation for e-Campus, a unique infrastructure of displays and applications for large-screens. “Metamorphosis” was created in collaboration with Welfare State International artists Tom Lloyd, Dan Fox and Hannah Fox.
Throughout July 2005 the Cruck Barn at the Lanternhouse in Cumbria was transformed. A screen completely filled one wall of the blacked-out barn, showing video images of coppiced oaks, the woodland floor carpeted with bluebells. Up and down the beams of the barn, hundreds of paper butterflies fluttered in the breeze. Metamorphosis, explores the idea that human actions can irrevocably alter the patterns of nature. Visitors could sit and watch the woods, and listen to the bird song, but those who moved around the space triggered less peaceful sounds and images.