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About Bowen Zhang


Bowen Zhang

Bowen Zhang is an interdisciplinary researcher, engineer and designer interested in the relationship between technology, users and the environment. His industrial design and engineering background help him better analyse user needs and help him solve mechanical problems in installation design. Currently, he is studying the sensitive space and kinetic installation, and exploring the feasibility of applying pneumatic systems in an interactive environment.

Projects By Bowen Zhang

Posts By Bowen Zhang

“Social distance device” narrow down

June 17, 2020 |

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Possible scenarios and structures Test

June 2, 2020 |

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A CA system of evolving rules ?

May 20, 2020 |

Unexpected system diagram

For the trigger input, we all agree that predominantly tangible interaction is touch.

“Tactile interaction was largely their first instinct, followed by numerous body movements, such as clapping, waiving or jumping. ”(Edge of chaos) The interaction should … Read More

Co-network——Rendering the invisible visible

April 28, 2020 |

“Human being is an organism which confronts its world with a mechanism for making indications to itself. ”(HERBERT BLUMER) When we “response”, we “define” each other’s actions, designating different objects and giving them meaning. The process of sharing common definitions, … Read More