Diorama of a Daily Ritual

As training to make our very own exhibits someday, my class is making dioramas of a daily ritual from our personal lives.

I chose to demonstrate the daily ritual of wireless communication!

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Tailor Gang

This post is a summary of the work and learnings from ITP’s Soft Sensing class.

In addition to making the conductive pompoms seen above, In this class I:

  • Sewed with a purpose for the first time in my life 👨‍🎓
  • Used this new skill to learn how to make “soft” electrical circuits and sensors. ⚡️

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Waveform Mashup – A Self Portrait with Data

I created a digital self portrait in the form of a ‘waveform mashup’.

The waveform mashup is a visual abstraction of waveform data from my ‘Top Songs of 2017’ as defined by Spotify.

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Field Trip 2.0: American Natural History Museum

Last week I went to the American Natural History Museum through the lens of a museum/exhibit critic.

I remember as a child and young adult the museum seemed impossibly big. Yet this time, through this lens – and thanks to the dozens of other times I’ve been here – the space was totally manageable.

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Live Image Performance: Big Dark Age

I performed a 5-minute audio-visual piece at CultureHub for an audience of about 50 people. Here is a recording of it – the piece is called Big Dark Age.

Copyrights to MGMT and Columbia Records for the song ‘Little Dark Age’, and to Warner Brothers for excerpts from The Animatrix.

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Revenge of Left Shark

Revenge of Left Shark is an interactive rhythm and dance game. In other words, DDR with your hands. The game uses computer vision to place the player on the beach, supply visual cues and provide real-time scoring information.

Here is the game being demo’d at ITP’s 2018 Spring Show by one of my heroes: Dan Shiffman

700+ lines of code later, a simple game has been fully created from what was once a tiny idea.

This project was made in collaboration with Gabriel BrasilGitHub Repo here.

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No. ∞ Symphony: Installation & Performance

As a group performance, me and my team (Huiyi Chen & Fanni Fazakas) created an object theater installation & performance called No ∞ Symphony.

The piece is an expression of the modern version of the story of Sisyphus – suggesting that life is an endless cycle of actions and choices.

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