At the TextielLab, Hess created interactive ‘skins’, that move subtly, reacting on sound and movement of the public. Visual inspiration was the soft pulse of testicles. The installation consists of three pieces that move, twist and fascinate.
Bart Hess braided an enormous amount of cords in order to create the basic structure. Together with product developer Thea Veel, he discovered all new possibilities of braiding. At his own studio, the cords were coated with silicon that either forms a sack or covers the whole as a matt gloss skin.