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Cipher Prime built a futuristic selfie booth that bends colorful beams of light

It's super cool. You can use it tomorrow — for one night only — at the opening of Cipher Prime's first art show at Indy Hall.

A light selfie of Juliana Reyes. You can make your own on Friday. (Photo by Juliana Reyes, kind of)
We just took the coolest selfie ever, thanks to Cipher Prime.

The Old City game studio hacked two Leap Motion infrared sensors and hooked them up to the system that powers the outfit’s forthcoming game, Duet, to create a trippy, futuristic selfie booth.
We gave it a try:

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This reporter tries out the selfie booth with Cipher Prime’s Dain Saint. (Video by Will Stallwood)


The booth experiments with “different ways of bending streams of light,” said cofounders Dain Saint and Will Stallwood.
You can use it Friday night at the opening of Cipher Prime’s first art show, “We’ve Traveled So Far…”, at Indy Hall. It starts at 5 p.m. and while the prints will be up all month, the selfie booth is a one-night-only kinda thing. They’ll even have a photo printer there so you can take the selfie home with you. We recommend giving it to a friend or a lover.
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The exhibit is an homage to Auditorium, Cipher Prime’s first game.
“The only reason we made games was because this was so successful,” Stallwood said.
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Cipher Prime built this game engine for their game Duet and used it to create prints for their art show. (Video by Juliana Reyes)

Companies: Cipher Prime / Indy Hall

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