(thesis advisor)Barbara Morris
May 21 2019
The human sensory system is a powerfully designed barrier between our
body and the surrounding environment. It helps detect and distinguish
good from bad environment in order for the body to survive. It is undeniable
that alongside our evolution and technology, we have equally changed our
way of life as much as our surrounding environment. Our survival needs
must change to help us adapt to the inevitable environment, such as air
The process of adaptation to this changing environment might not be fast
enough for all to survive. With this concern in mind, Sensorial Artifacts
showcases sensory enhancement wearable interfaces in the context of air-apocalypse situations by making the air toxicity more tangible to wearers.
The aim is to tap into the apathy of people around this critical topic and
perhaps make them aware of the looming catastrophe.
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