-immerse your mind in the wonder of imagination

The PANOPTIKUM room generator will generate thousands of unique room descriptions

The software generates thousands of unique scenes.


The PANOPTIKUM software is a free public download and supplement to the art piece "PANOPTIKUM" by
Lars Brandt Stisen. Software concept, design and programming by Lars Brandt Stisen.

The software dynamically generates thousands of unique scenes for your imagination to dwell upon.
Each scene is a room description in text. Descriptions vary in length and complexity.

Please visit the PANOPTIKUM project page for more information about the concept.

How to use the software

Click on the center button labelled "IMAGINE" (or press the space bar) to generate a unique room description.

Keyboard shortcuts

Software design and programming in C# with USB hardware interface

I wrote two editions of the software in C#, one for download and one for use at exhibitions together with wall-
projectors and the custom USB push-button interface you see on the image.




Software License

The following license applies to the public release version 1.0 of PANOPTIKUM (hereafter referred to as "software").

This software is provided "as-is" without any express or implied warranty. In no event will the author be held liable for any
damages arising from the use of this software.

Permission is granted to anyone to use this software for any purpose, including commercial applications, subject to the
following restrictions:

The origin of this software must not be misrepresented; you must not claim that you wrote the original software. If you
use this software in a product, an acknowledgement in the product documentation is requested, as shown here:
Portions copyright © 2014 Lars Brandt Stisen ( No substantial portion of this source code
may be redistributed without the express written permission of the copyright holder, where "substantial" is defined as
enough code to be recognizable from this code.