The King’s pavilion 'Seeking Connection' will showcase creative, cross-disciplinary research into digital technologies from...
16 May 2023
Decoding Difference at London Design Biennale
Find out more about this sound and light installation using data that was captured in real-time reflecting changes the artist’s blood glucose levels and heartbeat.
In Decoding Difference, the sculpture is the artist herself and reflects her hidden impairment. Light and sound mirror Zoe Partington-Beck's changing blood glucose levels and heartbeat, using data that was captured in real-time from a sensor in her body.
The piece was originally commissioned as part of the Layers of Vision exhibition at King’s, which was based on ongoing research exploring how museums in the UK make their art collections accessible to blind and partially sighted visitors.
Credits & Supporters
Artist: Zoe Partington-Beck
Research: Dr Katharina C. Husemann, Dr Anica Zeyen and Dr Leighanne Higgins
Build and Programming, Craig Clarke, Beatroot AV
Access Advice: Shape Arts
Funding: King’s Business School Faculty Innovation Fund
Find out more about 'Seeking Connection' at the 2023 London Design Biennale here.