Memorial for Catherine Lique

Memorial for Catherine Lique, 2009 12″ x 12″ x 2″ Plexiglass, LEDs, electronics, audio recording This interactive installation appears as a mirror to the viewer. When they step on the pressure sensor, a microcontroller triggers LED lights to backlight the lightbox, revealing the image of Catherine Lique, a sex worker who was killed in 2003. The accompanying audio piece, a first person narrative, tells the story of the life and death of Ms. Lique. The audio, also triggered by the sensor, is programmed to play through Processing. The narrative was... Read The Rest →

Feedback on Final from ICM

Feedback from ICM class on my final: Use first person narrative for audio clip Alternative lighting using a clip lamp being shown from behind Use a halogen lamp from underneath Christmas lights en masse? EL (Electroluminscent) paper. Perhaps print directly on it or put it right behind mirror Using a servo motor to move image farther away or closer to frosted glass front panel “Bar 98” has glass that changes from frosted to clear when it receives electrical charge. Explore this? Share → Tweet

PComp and ICM Final Project Idea

I am interested in combining my new found knowledge base in computational media (Processing) and physical computing (Arduino) to create an interactive art installation for December 17th, The International Day To End Violence Against Sex Workers. My initial plan has been to gather the stories and photographs (high res) of the murder victims of Gary Ridgway (aka the Green River Killer). I am also interested collecting images and stories of other sex worker victims of violent crime for this project. I am also looking for footage from December 17th events,... Read The Rest →