A Gun That Weaponizes Tears
Designer Yi-Fei Chen created the device as an expression of the power of unloading negative feelings
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.