Visual thinking gallery

XXIV.1 January - February 2017
Page: 80
Digital Citation


Priscilla Ho

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Contributor: Priscilla Ho

Curator/Editor: Eli Blevis

Genre: Disconnecting, maker culture, well-being, performative objects

ins01.gif Apropos of the concept of flow, we may be happier if we spend less time online and more time face-to-face with the people who matter most to us. This interactive tea set allows people to set limits on their online activities. The embedded lights are triggered when these limits are exceeded. The Chinese kowtow gesture is required to reset the tea set lights, a nod to how drinking tea is generally a social activity

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