In Between 1.0
In Between1.0 Â is an interactive audio visual playboard that bring you on an immersive journey that investigate the idea of being a liminal. The series of In Between design work isÂ about artistâ€™s self exploration of her own identity, a Malaysian that live in the UnitedÂ Kingdom, but neither feels completely belongs to a place.
In Between 1.0 is designed based on Setia Alam Night Market located at Shah Alam,Â Malaysia & Columbia Road Flower Market located at London, United Kingdom. In BetweenÂ is an immersive interactive play board in A1 size, 1 to 75 model size of transferredÂ spatial model. It allows up to 1 to 2 user to be on the play board. Users are invited to putÂ on a pair of headsets to go through an audio visual interactive journey. Instructions andÂ guide will be given to user clearly through the headset and by following the steps beingÂ guided, user will find themselves immerse in the pre set storyline. Thereâ€™s total of twoÂ storylines, user will go through the storyline of each marketâ€™s play set once at a time. UserÂ is asked to switch to the opposite seats after completing the first storyline to continued withÂ the next marketâ€™s storyline. In other words, In Between 1.0 can be described as a playÂ board size of interactive immersive theatre.
In Between 1.0 is designed for user to experience both markets through story telling fromÂ the artistâ€™s perspective (observer).
” The Malaysiaâ€™s market represent my memories of being part of the vendors in the nightÂ market during childhood times overseeing the night market. Londonâ€™s market represents aÂ recent experience, also my usual Sunday ritual living in this city, going to a coffee shop atÂ the Columbia Road watching over the flower market.”
Â The experience on both side is similar but different, user will be repeating aÂ similar act in both markets setting but gained a completely different outcome. By recreatingÂ the experience of a dayâ€™s observation in both market from different timeline, In BetweenÂ 1.0 aimed to put user in the liminal realm, have better understanding in how it is like to goÂ through multi cultural. There are also shared experience in the beginning and ending onÂ both side of stories to build the connection of the markets not just visually, but also aÂ deeper level of immersion into both stories.