>> concept development DESIGN STATEMENT: Storing memories in format of snippets of sound, the nightstand recalls and reconstructs the memories through user interactions. Playing with the drawers triggers memories, and manipulates the mind to compose them into new ones. Media: sound, visual probes Goal: To give visitor a surrealistic, sensorial experience.
AESTHETICS:surrealisticdreamy paintings by Dali
CONCEPT:morphing + transforming“Selective Memory Theatre” by Matthias Dörfelt
>> memory organization? > autobiographical memory & its formation Autobiographical Memory Base Memory probes by Conway and Pleydell-Pearce (2000) They are used as cues for specific memories. Types of memory probes: verbal, visual, audio, odor, textile. Lifetime Periods General Events Emotions Emotion greatly affects the way autobiographical memories are encoded and how people retrieve those memories. Positive Negative Event-specific Knowledge
WIN A GAME LOVE>> memory associatations & triggers BE HIRED DESIRE BREAKING-UP FEAR LOSING PRECIOUS ITEMS FINANCIAL CRISIS FALLING DIE FROM CAR ACCIDENT LOSING CONTACT WITH TENNIA HOME GET BROKEN INTO HORROR
Watching Tom & Jerry Technology, Family,on TV at home Entertainment Family, Technology, Talking with mom on Relationship Skype Technology, School Alarm going off
FUTURE PLAN:Pull API from YouTube and other community-basedwebsites. To dream from a “collective mind”.