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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)

Proposed Site:

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:


Blue: Peaceful

Purple/Pink: Happy

Red: Angry

Orange: Fearful

Yellow: Surprised

Green: Disgusted

Warm Grey: Bad

Cool Grey/Black: Sad

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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.   


example of video


example of light through glass tears


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. 

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FearRichard Jennings
00:00 / 01:13
Loving #1Richard Jennings
00:00 / 01:47
Inspired #1 (1)Richard Jennings
00:00 / 02:03
HopefulRichard Jennings
00:00 / 02:00
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