Driven by pnuematics and McKibbens air muscles, and using a Microsoft Kinect as its 'eyes,' Skullery was a large technical challenge. The hope was to create a piece of art that would track its audience across the gallery. On the night of the exhibition, I was rewarded with viewers being surprised by, creeped out by, and ultimately delighted with Skullery's interaction with them.
Sunday, September 10, 2017
Chinese American, Fake Japanese
The hybrid masks project is intended to give visibility to those with mixed identities. In these first two I focused on cultural identity, but in the future I'd like to expand to include other categories such as gender and sexuality.