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The Dodo Whisperer (Final Project)

So for the final project I created a copper tape painting of the dodo bird with the traces forming multiple speakers, broadcasting different snippets of pre-recorded sound respectively when you hover your ears above them with a custom-made earpiece. The impetus for this project can be found here>. Precedents: Multi-channel speaker paintings, My thesis research project I recorded [...]

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Final Project Pitch – The Dodo Whisperer

This is abhorrently late but here is my pitch for the final project anyway: In line with my thesis research & project, I am proposing a sound installation where you get to hear different messages that a dodo bird brings to you when you hover your ears over different parts of the dodo. For thesis [...]

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Midterm Lamp – documentation

Concept: The final outcome of my “meat lamps” took a turn and headed down a slightly different conceptual path than the original proposal. My intent was still to ridicule meat consumption but now it’ s more towards “the future” of our meat consumption. As our food (meat) sources depletes, whether it be for survival purposes or [...]

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Week5- Arduino Fireflies

For this week’s assignment, instead of creating a character & give it emotions, I decided to used the soft fades of LED’s to emulate the glows of fireflies. As the male firefly approaches the female or vise-versa, the rate of the fade quickens, just as your heartbeat would when you have a crush. When they finally touch [...]

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Week 3 – Paper Engineering

I’ve done my fair share of drawing & cutting out paper figures in the first week so I thought I’d challenge deloyable structures this time. I wanted to simulate a paper lantern with this. When it’s folded it’s compact, enclosed, nothing seems special but when you expand the structure (getting it ready to use) the [...]

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Week 2 – Storybook Illustration

For our first assignment I choose to do my all time favorite storybook (and movie) Where the Wild Things Are. I chose a scene where Max was crowned the “wildest of them all”. It was the moment Max was accepted by the monsters (not only that he also became king of to them). I thought [...]

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Li Hong Bo’s paper sculptures

  This guy uses only paper for all these eerie but mesmerizing sculptures. Deployable paper forms? Video: http://player.vimeo.com/video/54967505 Li Hobong, a Beijing based artist creates surprising and unusual works from paper. Being a book editor and designer, Hongbo began collecting and experimenting with paper and was inspired by traditional Chinese toys and festive decorations. To create his flexible [...]

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Week3-In class switches

Switch action: TEAR Made by: Or Uses for this type of switch: 1) Interactive food packaging – can be used as a little trick (informative or simply for fun) for unconventional food packaging. 2) Unconventional volume control –  throw in a resistor and the amount of tearing can be used like a one-way potentiometer. 3) Ticket counter [...]

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