Wet Tissues/ Dry Me 

Year: 2012


Venue: My balcony, Chicago, US


Duration: 1 hour


Media: Tissues with tape sensors, a MAX-msp sound pad
 
Description:
This project came out from my experiment of homemade sensors. I explored various kinds of sensors that were made out of conductive thread, fabric, and paper. Two pieces of huge tissues are imbedded with the tape sensors that detect the intensity of the gestures in order to change the volume of the sounds. In this performance, I was exploring the relationship between sound, gesture, and mundane object. The squeezing gesture of my hands controlled two channels of sound volume. One is my crying sound, the other is a field recording of a gallery reception.

 

 

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