René Christen. Creative Technologist, Artist and co-founder of Code on Canvas.
Waratah Discovery Desk


A portable interactive table built for One Steel to demonstrate their Waratah fencing products at various trade shows and show rooms. Product samples with embedded RFID tags are placed on the table to trigger HD video presentations including their product ambassadors.

A SkyeTek RFID HF reader and antenna mounted under the table surface is controlled by a MaxMSP application, which  communicates with a front end application developed using OpenFrameworks.




Flight data turned into a sublime spatial experience.


Anti-seismic architecture incorporating spatialised sound and light.

Greensborough Aquatic Centre

Electricity, water and children. Together at last!