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Presence in Absence / Communication Device

Presence in Absence
Presence in Absence

This project highlights the issue of increasing long-distance relationships and the drawbacks of computer mediated communication. It hopes to open a dialogue about how we will value our digital artifacts in the future – our digital heirlooms.

The scrapbook is designed to be cut in half using the carving knife provided. Each partner can take a half and shape it to their own desire. The time spent splitting and carving the object should help to build this emotional bond between user and object.

The more exclusive tactile materials hope to raise the value of our digital objects today.

University

HDK — Högskolan för Design och Kons

HDK — Högskolan för Design och Kons
Göteborg, Sweden

Ulf Sjöstrand

Design

Colm Keller

Colm Keller
Göteborg, Sweden

Colm Keller