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BUTTERFLY LOVERS : Two mechanical butterflies reflecting the focus point of your attention during video chat.
DISTURBED BALANCE is We tried to provide a vivid and immersive experience for audiences, so that they can participate in a simulated invasive process of these two species and realize how their own behaviors will change the ecological balance.
As the team leader, worked with Wenxin Xue and Yuan Wei
Contextual inquiry, Solid device design and building, Visual design and programming, Circuit construction, Interaction design, Exhibition display
2 weeks, 2021 fall
Due to the boom of transnational trade and transportation industry, nowadays,
more and more species have been brought into unprecedented territories.
Invasive species refer to those species that are introduced intentionally or unintentionally and brought into the new environment by natural falling and other ways, which cause or may cause harm to the local ecological environment, natural landscape, biodiversity, human health and economic development.
How to relevantly display the concrete damages caused or may cause by invasive species to audiences.
How might we raise public awareness to consider their role in the species invasion.
Information about the selected species
design plan for CRAYFISH
Building process of the devices for GIANT SNAILS
Which fragrance shall we choose?
How to abstract it into visual and tactile elements?
Design the digital forest scene and the dynamic fog filter
Design the form and layout electrical components
3D modeling of the tealight candle holder
The core dynamic structure
MAIN: OPERATION PART 1
Plan the experience path
Arrangement in the exhibition space
OPENING: BACKGROUND INTRODUCTION
OUTLINE the EXHIBITION to AUDIENCES
Ignite the tealight
The shade is raised,
and the mini forest scene appears.
Trigger physical mist
The ultrasonic mist maker
sprays the fog down to the forest
Generate digital fog
Display the digital fog filter
over the picture on the screen
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