elaine lin

Floating
or Sinking


part 2, thesis


A contained body of water, swimming pools are more than just spaces that enable fun and leisure activity. It is a space that displaces our bodies, both mentally and physically. Submerged in a body of water, our senses are compromised by a variety of changed perspectives, such as blurred vision and muffled hearing. Floating or Sinking is an interactive installation piece done with designer, Cathy Kwon, that cross disciplines perspectives on sight and sound as you would experience if you were under water. Mediums include warped plexiglass slabs and motorized LEDS.