EmoChART Berkeley Storefront Window Proposal
Proposed Installation date:
Week of November 28, 2022
Proposed Project Duration
At least three weeks
Proposed Project Deinstall
TBD (will take approx 3 days)
Storefront window at least 7 feet wide x 10 feet tall clear glass with good street visibility and electricity. Requires at least 18 feet behind window for video projection but the space need not be empty.
32 Feelings represented by different colored kiln fired glass tear shapes
25 strands of glass tears tied onto window screen. Each strand represents feelings reported by different people from January through July 2022.
Strands identified by date stitched on top
Glass tears attached to 42" x 52" stretcher bars held on a 7 foot easel
Eight blown glass tears ranging from 6 inches to 12 inches contain colored liquid representing eight basic feelings arranged in color groups:
Warm Grey: Bad
Cool Grey/Black: Sad
Installation includes signage and QR code linking to EmoChART Google Form
Easel illuminated at night by LED projector fading between the different colors accompanied by corresponding music and sound.
Audio transmitted through window with electronic transducers during regular business hours
Music composition by Berkeley Composer Richard Jennings. (examples below)
Visuals by Berkeley artist LR Altman
LED Projector 18 or more feet away from easel. Bubble wrap diffuser
Artist will cover cost of electricity required to power amplifiers, computer, and projector
Electronic devices controlled by outlet timers.