I have seen MoMA’s permanent collection several times during my past six years living in the city yet it is always a different experience when you go see an exhibition or collection with a specific purpose. In this case, it is to keep in mind what we have learned so far in terms of different concepts of illusion. I found a few pieces that I wouldn’t usually ponder about before ITP.

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10 items

I took a trip to Home Depot and here is a list of interesting soft related items I found:

1. Bendable Retrieving Magnet. I think magnets are very fun to work with and I am quite amazed by the flexibility of this small piece of magnet strap that can reach almost any place that small metal objects can fall. 

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Lip Bubble

After researching on inflatable silicon objects and installations, I knew I want to make something coming out of the wall. There were many different directions to take yet I was most interested in making a “kissing wall” with multiple lips that will respond to the user’s relative distance to the object. Due to time restrain and limited knowledge in 3D modeling,  I made a mini lip blowing bubble as a starting point.

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