Analogue Body Scanner

Silicon, plaster, silver, MDF




Using the idea of scanning space as a point of departure, I started reflecting on the analog counterpart of the digital process of scanning and how the latter could translate within the context of the body. The comparison between digital data gathering and the sensual mechanism of perception got me looking at the different functions of a scanner: collecting data, elaborating them and returning them in a new formulation.

The outcome of these considerations is an interactive installation aiming at deconstructing of the wearer's perception. The material used isolates the wearer's hand while its shape still allows some clues in. This way the elements that compose our tactile sensation can be broken down and observed