Mind, 2019, Mechanical ocean drum, microcontroller, sea simulation, facial emotion recognition, network camera, computer and monitor, Variable installation.

'Mind' creates a space where the minds of people come together as a sea.

A camera analyzes facial emotions* of people in the space.
Ocean drums raise wave sounds based on the average emotions of the latest 100 faces.
The sea constantly changes by the state of the collective mind.

* FER+ Emotion Recognition and ONNX Runtime.

  • Mind (documentation video), 2019.

Commissioned by The National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Korea.