Feel-O-Meter: An Emotional Lighthouse

Feel-O-Meter: An Emotional Lighthouse

Artist Julius von Bismarck's interactive artwork mimics the current mood of the people around it.

Naresh Kumar
  • 10 august 2010

For the Provinz exhibition currently taking place in Lindau, Germany, artist Julius von Bismarck installed his creation Feel-o-meter, a giant emotive smiley face, on top of a lighthouse in the town’s harbor. The smiley face is connected to a series of cameras that read the facial expressions of the locals. Based on that input, it imitates the emotions on the giant icon, acting as a reflection of the general mood of the town.

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