Celeste Prize's Group

Connected Heartbeats is a light-based art installation that translates the sounds of two hearts into a moving visual pattern. A microphone embedded in a stethoscope picks up the sound of your heart and translates it into a moving visual pattern. A second stethoscope allows an additional person to join in, creating a mesmerizing sequence of moving patterns based on each individual's heart rate. Studies have shown that people's heartbeats when in a group of friends or relatives often sync up or harmonize during emotional events. Connected Heartbeats is an experience that binds people together through the visuals created by and for them.

Special Thanks to Max Ma for helping with Video Documentation.

Early Prototypes:

Projection mapped on a canvas:

Pulsing Single User:

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