Kinesthetically Empathic Objects

In the realm of the physical world, this project explores our abilities as human beings to be empathic objects, not their feelings but their movements. First, exploring different kinds of movements and how this can relate to our body and our own personal movements and the by proposing designed objects that can convey to us feelings or emotions.

The objective of the design was to transmit calmness through movement, for the first explorations heart rate sensors were envisioned in the object to turn it on. The latest iteration includes a connection via bluetooth or wifi to wearable devices already within them to trigger a certain movement,

*Movement Database created by Kensho Miyoshi, PhD candidate at Royal College of Arts.