“Organelle” is a speculative artwork consisting of a posthuman wearable that envisions an extended artificial space for communicating haptic interactions. The structure extends from the wearer’s integument (the outermost layer of skin), and forms a spatial architecture that allows interaction with the surrounding participants through the wearable’s artificial sensing areas. In this instance, the sense of touch is not communicated directly from one’s skin to the other, but transforms into a mediated sentient consisting of biological, digital, and mechanical components. The artist here attempts to challenge our understanding concerning the possibilities of augmented and extended perception that is being recontextualized by the relationship between human bodies, clothing, and technology.
Brownie Project SH Gallery