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(W)AVE (2021)

 

5 x 4 x 3 m

INTERACTIVE INSTALLATION

BY ANDY LIM, STEV.E KWEK & ALINA LING 

WITH ART FACTORY

PRESENTED BY CAKE FOR 'RUNNING WITH STRIPPERS 2021: ETHEREAL MACHINES'

IN EXPLORING ADDITIVE SENSATIONS TO ENHANCE SPATIAL EXPERIENCE, (W)AVE AIMS TO CONVEY 'PRESENCE' OF BODY- AND NON-BODY AGENTS IN SPACE. THE HAPTIC VEST HEIGHTENS BODILY SENSATIONS OF ITS WEARER THROUGH VIBRO-TACTILE FEEDBACK, ALLOWING NAVIGATION IN THE CONSTRUCTED ENVIRONMENT WITH ALTERED SENSORY AWARENESS. 

DISTAL OBJECTS AND INTENSITIES OF LIGHT ARE TRANSLATED INTO VARYING LEVELS OF VISUAL AND HAPTIC FEEDBACK AS THE VIEWER ACTIVELY EXPLORES THE SPACE. AN ATTEMPT TO UNDERSTAND THE PERCEPTUAL QUALITY OF ATMOSPHERES, THE HAPTIC MECHANISM DRAWS UPON WORKINGS OF THE PHYSICAL AND INTANGIBLE MEDIUMS IN SPACE. 

LINK TO W)AVE @tactility_of_light

 

THE HAPTIC VEST 

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INSTALLATION VIEW 

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