A Gun That Weaponizes Tears

A Gun That Weaponizes Tears

Designer Yi-Fei Chen created the device as an expression of the power of unloading negative feelings

Jiwon Kim
  • 15 november 2016

Human relations can be frustrating. The world is frustrating. Life is frustrating. Most of us find it difficult to figure out how to exactly release our frustrations in a healthy manner. Designer Yi-Fei Chen, and student of Design Academy Eindhoven, took out her feelings by creating a Tear Gun after she became overwhelmed by stress. Since she has always had trouble speaking up to any type of authority figure, after a frustrating encounter with one, she decided to do something about it. The Tear Gun is a device that takes in the wearer’s tears and shoots out frozen tear bullets.

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