In a present time in which people increasingly demand personalized and unique communication, the future promises to be a stage for experimentation and incredible revolutions. From one-to-all, the communication will change to one-to-one, and everyone will have content created especially for them. "I'm here to know you" analyzes and proposes a critical vision of this phenomenon. In particular, it focuses on the user-medium relationship, overturning its logic: is no more the user that interacts with the poster, but is the poster that interacts with the user.
Thank's to the heartbeat sensor MAXREFDES117 – managed through an Arduino board –, "I'm here to know you" collects physiological data about the user, translating them into soft and organic shapes, whose colours, size and distortion vary from person to person. This is enhanced by a subwoofer hidden in the sensor holder, which by playing the pulse of a heart creates an unexpected and intimate sensation in the user.
From September to December, it's part of the exhibition The Next Poster / Kunst der Verführung at the designforum Steiermark in Graz.
© Miriam Raneburger