Speaking sculpture

Concept 

A sculpture that people can walk to plug in their headphones or earphones and listen. 

The voice recordings are collected from Twilio app that asks you to leave a message. 

The leaves of this tree sculpture respond to the messages received by the Twilio app and when a user is interacting with the sculpture. 

For the first iteration, I used RGB led strips and the cheap ones I bought from Lamington Road, Mumbai tuned out to be of extremely bad quality and had purple, white and green as RGB on some strips and red, white and blue on others.

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LESSON 1: DO NOT BUY CHEAP LIGHT PRODUCTS MADE IN INDIA

For iteration 2, I used neopixels. Each leaf has 4 neopixels.  This was reliable, good quality and I had more control over the lights.