100 Hand Sites

A study of the surface of a single hand, and what constitutes a ‘site’ in the context of designing for a living body.

 

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Selection of body-sites from a single hand

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Drawing

Slow observation, attentiveness to detail and change over time; drawing as an embodied practice that builds knowledge of the body, through the body.

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Selection of observational drawings of body-sites

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Body Casting

An archive of static 3D body-sites produced using processes that encourage participants to be attentive to their body and the space that it inhabits in the world.

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Project Overview

Methods for building an understanding of human bodies through studying observable conditions of the body as a physiological site.