Eunjin Kim, Romy Achituv
Describe what you made. Cell is a pneumatically controlled, body augmenting, interactive and kinetic wearable/installation that transforms in response to the user's breath. It is composed of a large number of translucent PVC balloons, each containing a yolk-like, ping-pong-ball-size, yellow nucleus. The balloons inflate in small clusters, becoming more transparent as they grow. There are two versions of the piece: one with the balloons fully exposed, and the other with a translucent spandex skin cover. The piece has been presented as a standalone interactive installation, and as a wearable "protagonist" within a dance performance. In installation form, it is…
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