In the age of text messaging and digital information how can you represent and communicate your emotions digitally? Ar was an installation that reproduced the warmth of human breath during laughter, crying, anger, and other emotions. It consisted of a dark room with a high power IR drying lamp that would emanate heat into your skin, syncronized with audio recordings of breath in multiple situations.

Co-authored with Eloise Martins.


Video of the early prototype with a lower powered lamp.