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Work in Progress Reports

How do we make large scale performing inflatables that create immersive and collaborative experience? 

May 20, 2020 |

A Weekly report of the project E-COllaborative generator

Last week, we have a presentation on our preliminary idea of thinking one person’s immersive experience with the E-COllaborative generator. As one paddling, its energy is contributed to the architecture’s breathing body. … Read More

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


May 20, 2020 |

Seeking is another experiment of Shifting, an ongoing research about transitional states of perception. On this short film we follow geometric elements seeking entrance to a parallel world where they might belong to. This is a speculative design project that … Read More

Rethinking Social Immersive Media in Isolation

May 20, 2020 |

“Our body applies itself to space like a hand to an instrument, and when we wish to move about we do not move the body as we move an object. We transport it without instruments as if by … Read More

Second Prototype Animation & Portfolio

May 20, 2020 |

This is the first blog post after Term 2 online project fair and I would like to present the second prototype animation made by Cinema 4D and the relevant portfolio. If you have no information about project hive, … Read More

Operation of the Subface ‘Behind Creation’

May 20, 2020 |


‘Behind Creation’ is a set of iterations that operates on the subface, ‘Damage behind Creation’, we as designers set to discover and develop our project upon. Frieder Nake defines subface as a space that is the opposite of surface, … Read More

Initial prototype review

May 13, 2020 |

By organising the initial portfolio, we re-examined our prototype and reviewed the process we had approved. Our current project concept /aim can be summarised as follows :

The collective behaviour by pneumatic balloons are a kind of elementary cellular … Read More

No-exit: An age of nihilism

May 8, 2020 |

After the tech decreasing the difference between the real and virtual social communities, can we find any exit to escape from these addictive network?

Work in process project: Your Reality is Not My Reality

It’s hard to define the … Read More


April 29, 2020 | | 3 Comments

Shifting – work in progress

The experiments are about transporting audiences to different perceptual states.Constantly shifting from one conceptual environment to another.The interpretation of ambiguous stimuli from different sensory inputsgenerates a co-creation process that heavily relies on the observer’s … Read More

Invisible Dialog – work in progress report

April 28, 2020 | | 3 Comments

The coronavirus outbreak is a real threat to everyone on the planet, deep cleaning suddenly took on a new public-health urgency. During this time of pandemic, we have designed an interactive projection installation that envisions an unseen world that only microscope can explore. Our … 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

Bitmap Choir – Work in Progress Report

April 28, 2020 |

The Bitmap Choir is a game that invites people with or without musical training to express and enjoy a collaborative music-creation experience. It is designed to gather people around the world to sing together, allowing anyone to create and find expression … Read More

SGene – Work in Progress Report

April 28, 2020 |

SGene means scene generation, which is an exploration game. At SGene, you can tell your troubles, secrets and private comments about hot topics, or you can package your interests and aspirations then post them on our planet.

Hegemony of Vision – Work in Progress Report

April 28, 2020 | | 2 Comments

The Hegemony of Vision’ refers to the preference of vision over the other senses in contemporary culture. This mixed-reality installation questions the relationships between our senses, particularly touch, which is frequently excluded from fine art and interactive contexts. Guided in … Read More

Sentient Tangle – An Introduction

April 28, 2020 | | 2 Comments

Three months ago when we started Sentient Tangle, none of us would have expected to be where we are right now – both as a project, and as a community. What started out as a mechanism study of Reuben Margolin’s … Read More

Hubbub – Work In Progress

April 28, 2020 | | One Comment

When we are in a space with slight sound waves in it, can we feel those subtle waves all the time? Would our feelings and behaviors change based on these sound waves? We want to explore the impact of different sound waves in a … Read More

Mutating–Work in Progress

April 28, 2020 |

“Mutating” is a speculative design work addressing human habits and habitats shifting under Covid-19 circumstances. Look around, people are fully armed to avoid being infected. We are advised to maintain the distance between people and reduce interpersonal communication. We are … Read More

Preliminary Work in Progress Report on Project E-COllaborative generator

April 28, 2020 | | One Comment

In the work of artist Ann Hamilton, The Event of a Thread, the artist used a huge white silk curtain, dozens of swings, the wind brought by the dance of the curtain, the voice of the performer reading aloud, … Read More