Noisy Jelly is a proposal for expanding our scope of imagination in relation to the physicality of the pushbutton. Wet, soft and sticky, Noisy Jelly is a sonic “chemistry set” offering an experience that’s the opposite of using a smartphone.
Blocks of colored gelatin, resting on metal contact points linked to an electrical current, produce various sounds when they are touched. The jelly consists almost entirely of water and is thus conductive. The sound is different depending on where the jelly is touched: as you go farther from the base, the signal becomes weaker and the sound changes. The use of a soft, perishable material as a control tool offers an intriguing, disconcerting experience.
Noisy Jelly is a multiple facets project : During its 6 years of developpment, it tooks the shape :
- Pedagocial toy/kit, - Workshop - Installation for art center