Surveillance

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News Fish is a impromptu performance, co-operated with Sharky(red) and George(black). During the performance, Sharky & George are being tracked by a really-time analysis system, which shows the speed they are moving, the distance they have moved. In the performance, Sharky & George are talking to each other the latest news from BBC News Service in real time. The news is updating in every 10 seconds. The really-time analysis system are keep tracking Sharky & George’s movements and project the processed information back Details »

Switch me back on NOW

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‘Switch me back on NOW’ is an immersive environment in which the interplay of sound and light invites viewers to experience and interact with the scientific data collected from the brain. The starting point for this work was an art and science collaboration with the MRC Anatomical Neuropharmacology Unit at the University of Oxford. Serena Porrati created a soundscape based on digital manipulation of four different brain neuron signals discovered by the researcher Paul Dodson. Each of the neurons has a unique voice Details »

Poll

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Poll is a machine that can collect and visualise people’s emotions in a gallery space. Participants were required to provide one image and one emotion to the machine through a physical interface, and the machine will reward a visual interface of trend and number of emotions about the space. Therefore participant can explore the emotions and images which were provided by themselves in their own way. The name of the installation refers to Hans Haacke’s Poll which exhibited in MOMA in 1970. The colors of the emotion is based on Plutchik’s wheel of emotions. Details »

Blossom

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Blossom is an interactive sculpture, that was made by geometric structure and mathematical calculation to simulate flower blossom. It works according to the ambient light and sound. Blossom is an interpretation of the understating of the principle of nature by human being. Geometry is a simplifying presentation of human being’s understanding of the rule of the nature shape or operation. The phrase of “Flowers Blossom and fade” in Chinese is a metaphor for the shortness of human’s life in relation to the endlessness of nature. Details »

Fireflies

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“Fireflies” is intended to create a interface for the viewer to appreciate the beauty of nature and reflect on the fleeting nature of time within an urban setting. In Japanese philosophy, fireflies are often seen as representative of impermanence. Their short life spans of two to three weeks remind us of the fleeting nature of life, particularly in cases were they are taken to represent the human soul Every moment in time exists only for an instant before being consigned to the past, while nature is being eroded by concrete and artificial lighting.

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Information Anatomy

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Information Anatomy is an installation, which is designed to create a multi-sensory experience of data engagement. Participants were invited to talk to the installation using one word, that can represent their “emotion”. The printer would print out an info-graph that is the analysis about the emotion provided few seconds later, including how many people participated, how many people expressed the similar emotion, and time, temperature and other related factors. The purpose of this artifact is for testing how people perceive and engage with data. Details »

Underground Psychology

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Underground Psychology is dedicated to engage with underground users with the process of how information is generated. It includes data collection, analysis, presentation. There were 250 photos were collected from passengers in King Cross, Holborn, Picdicly circus London Tube station. Meanwhile the passengers’ emotion, time, location and weather also were collected. All the data were analysed by the ways of statistician of psychologist and release on Website, Facebook and twitter. More details undergroundpsychology.co.uk

Art-Glossary Magazine

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Art Glossary is a quarterly magazine, which focuses on new definitions of words by artists. Technologies give us more opportunities for creations, but definitions of art and design are more board and blurry than they used to be. The main question about this project is what your personal briefs or philosophies about your works are. We will collect the answer from artists and designers form different categories, and the collection of the definition will become an archive of the new definition such as a dictionary. More details art-glossary.com

Data Balloon

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Data balloon is an installation that is designed to identify the needs, significances and gatekeepers of communication between individuals in the society. The installation was placed around Monument Station. The passengers were invited to blow up the balloon through tube out side of the box. The breathes and time were recorded. There were 20 people participated. The idea behind is to discuss about the relationship between individual and mass and how they communicate. The box, balloon and tube represent collective force, individual as well as media.

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