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The Living Tree

The Living Tree is an interactive sound installation where surface transducers are deployed in a real-life setting to design an immersive and affectively engaging interaction exploring the life of trees. The surface transducer technology emits vibrations through whatever material you press it against, turning the material into a speaker. When you touch and place your ear onto the trunk of the tree, you hear sounds of water running through the wooden veins combined with a heavy pulse and breathing that make the tree come alive sonically. Using Kinect sensors, we give people the ability to interact with the tree by moving around and climbing on it, causing…

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Diary of Niels

Diary of Niels is an interactive museum exhibition piece. The diary is a medium through which the fictional house ghost Niels communicates with museum guests and shares memories of the life on Greve Farm in the 1800s.     Greve Museum consists of various exhibitions about life in the city of Greve through history. One of their permanent exhibitions is that of the farm house, an authentic old farm.   The research objective was first of all to uncover whether the consequences of the museological paradigm shift was even at play in Danish museums, and if so, how to possibly design for it. Prototype video…

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