While the visitor keeps their eyes shut, a moving platform guides a pen in their hand to draw a self-portrait, using computer vision to track their face and generate a line drawing. The result is a machine-aided drawing, a self-portrait you could never draw.
Here we're testing an early version that moves about a half or third the speed of the more recent versions.
Every pen bought, borrowed or stolen is disassembled to see what's inside...
Could this continuous curiosity be conquered by starting with a pen already apart?
The DIY pen is born from mass production,a flat packed object, investigating what forms can be created from flat sheet manufacturing and by the combination of two conflicting materials - Heat Shrink Rubber and Plywood.
*Need a hairdryer or oven to heat-shrink the tubing around the plywood skeleton.
Dimension and Postage - Size A6 (Postcard) Envelop.