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Nakunaru / Stationery, book

Nakunaru
Nakunaru

We thought, by disappearing a pen, we would gain a deeper understanding of basic assumption about 'writing', that's the reason it named NAKUNARU or vanish in Japanese. This book is our research instrument as well as physical output. It either functional and experimental artifact. The design might resemble general notebook, however using thermal paper, we're able to write with almost every tangible object on this media. Though the experiments still rough, we try to define how and why we write, and the association between emotion in sentences with writing tools (i.e. participant choose to use a wood stick that seems damaged to wrote I hate you)

University

Chiba University

Chiba University
Chiba-shi, Inage-Ku, Japan

Saphira Zahra Amethysta,
Chiba University

Bai Ge,
Chiba University

Duan Hsin Yu,
Chiba University

Liu Ting Yu,
Chiba University