(thesis advisor)Ethan Silverman
I believe that common life experiences and emotional similarities are the most universal communicative languages for human beings, no matter how far they are apart. In my thesis, I use doors as a daily interface with abundant history and imagination to build a physical installation. The audience can interact with the piece based on their own intuition and memory to discover a new interpretation of human connection. To let viewers experience this system naturally as they are contributing to the event, I take advantage of human collective memory embedded in daily physical objects to design a self-driving journey.
My thesis is also a reflection of ideal social interaction. I hope that through viewing my project, people will have more awareness of the importance of social equality and empathy.
HsiangJu Hung. Open Door Open Mind.
2009. Parsons School of Design MFA Design and Technology program theses; 2009. New School Archives and Special Collections Digital Archive
. Web. 21 Sep 2019
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