When one approaches Nothing (without you), they see a frosted glass and copper box. However, upon touching the box, the glass becomes transparent, revealing a moaning, moving, "self."
Emotional Machines is a series of reactive sculptures which playfully examine the way we ascribe emotion to inanimate technologies. Emotional Machines parallels current research in "affective computing," in which the capability of sensing and conveying emotion is built into computing devices.
Grand Central Art Center, Santa Ana, CA, 2005 (catalog)
American Museum of the Moving Image, New York, NY, 2003