Storytelling the Felt-Sense- Story one: Soul is an electronic art installation that invites the audience to reflect on personal blissful moments, as well as to experience them through the lens of someone else’s subjectivity. This art piece is one of the multiple works as part of my doctoral research The Felt Sense Project, which investigates the use of the […]Read more "Storytelling the Felt-sense: SOUL"
The concept behind this wearable sculpture reflects on how technology should look at nature to answer complex questions. The pulsating energy of the Earth might go unnoticed to most humans, however the Queen bee is sensitive towards its small changes. She dances, reminding us how the invisible -yet fundamental- still has a strong influence on […]Read more "Mellifera"
The idea of crafting wearable technology for psychosomatic well-being was inspired from previous research studies indicating how the use of projective forms of art, touch and other physical interventions has a positive impact in the acknowledgement of the felt sense (Friedman 2004 and Rappaport 2008) as well as on relieving emotional blockages such as in […]Read more "The Felt Sense Vest"
Materials: Arduino Fio, pulse sensor, LEDs, wires, crocheted wool patterns, clear polypropylene and organza. The concept behind Electronic chimeras of the deep sea resides in the aesthetic symbiosis between the human and the machine. A human host, who nurtures the chimera with physiological energy, receives heightened social visibility in exchange. These wearable pieces were worn during […]Read more "Electronic chimeras of the deep sea (I-II-III-IV)"
The main purpose of this interview was to encourage the audience – and particularly designers and artists- to incorporate electronics into their creative practice. I also talked about some basic aspects of electronics by showing this prototype, consisting of handcrafted pushbuttons and coloured LEDs At the moment, this interview is only available in Spanish. Subtitles soon. Special thanks to Rafael […]Read more "Interview / Claudia and Rafael Meneses from Zambeca (Chile) [Spanish]"
Biofeedback wearable. Materials: Lilypad Arduino, Red LED, white felt, leaf fibre. Part of the exhibition “Electric Dreams” that took place on 4th of July 2013 at the Powerhouse Museum. Prototype Nº1. Lucila and The Non-cartesian Fascinator were also exhibitedRead more "Icarus wings / Electric Night exhibition / Powerhouse Museum"