Hirde

  Hirde is a child companion platform centred around a friend imagined and co-created between parents and their children. Hirde accompanies the child anywhere they go, listening to their worries, supporting them through their lowest moments, accompanying them though nighttime fears, and growing through play and storytelling. Hirde is a bridge between parent and child,…

Project Mura

An experimental and interactive musical experience aiming to change the interpersonal dynamics in the London Underground. Core77 Design Awards 2016 Student Runner Up- Built Environment Award 4 million people take the tube everyday, making it the most heavily used mode of transport in London. The tube can be a world of unspoken signals and gestures:…

Tug-and-brush

An alternative solution for dogs’ dental hygiene. Ultrasonic and special texture on the toothbrush toy provides stress-free teeth cleaning while dogs interact and play with their owners.

Vodalini

Monuments to a cleaner, healthier and more beautiful Saint Petersburg. Rooted in the idea of reflecting the city’s beauty, we created water sculptures that not only succeed at sharing the beauty of Saint Petersburg, but also improving the wellbeing of its citizens. These monuments to Saint Petersburg’s journey into the future lead the city in…

Slade print fair performance

Collaborative performance at Slade Print Fair trying to create a ritual of eating. Participants were found by force and sometimes violence, trapped in between tables and chairs, then fed by mechanical arms. It’s to do with combining all our interests together- robots, military disciplines, and some colourful Latin cultural elements. Our plan was to create…

Chair and violin

A robot chair that has become like a friend for me, could no longer function any more after its lifespan. I decided to organise a funeral, and play my violin as a final attempt at communication with it. This piece of work is fundamentally informed by an engagement with new cultural-technological paradigms, yet deeply grounded…

Confetti bomb

A bomb that had genuine countdown and sound effects, shoots out confetti instead of explosives. There were two rooms that had been linked together with wires. There was a large button in the middle of room one, while there was a sculpture that looks like a bomb in room two. Viewers were also participants in…

Life Project at Space Studio

Handmade Tamagotchi-like robots creatures that have emotions. Their emotions change while they communicate with each other, and they would tweet their emotional states on Twitter. This collaborative workshop project that I participated in with other Openlab members was funded and hosted by Space Studio at SPACE Studios, Hackney, London. A collective of 20+ artists, designer,…

Spray Gallery

A sensor and spray mechanism lays hidden behind one of the paintings in an exhibition. When viewers try to take a closer look at the seemingly innocent painting, they are sprayed with an unpleasant smell. The World Health Organisation approved the spraying of insecticides in aircraft cabins in order to try to prevent crop-ruining insects…

Rubbish Robots

A presentation of a selection of rubbish robots that could move around spaces and interact with viewers. This piece of work is about rethinking our relationships with disposable objects. We are surrounded by these objects in every day life. Some objects might be more important, others less important. We may discard them, which make them…