Listening to supporters of behaviorism discussing the state of human freedom the user may interfere in the recording with his body.bodyCONTROL(LER) exposes its user to an 1974 audio excerpt from the TV show „The Open Mind“.
Inspired by the isolation of body-parts in modern dance the device that ties the subject to the machine reacts to micro-movements of single body parts. Only while sitting completely still the record will play undisturbed. This way the body becomes an opposing mechanism to an intellectual debate.
technical support: conductive rubber as stretch sensor, arduino, processing
The installation was developed as part of the short-term project “Analogies In The Digital” at Köln International School of Design (Cologne, Germany) supervised by Till Jürgens and Prof. Andreas Muxel.