Sexnology 2.0 Shannon Willis 2014

Sexnology 2.0

Sexnology 2.0 Shannon Willis 2014 Sexnology 2.0 is a viewer responsive light object. It is a tactile ambiguously sensual interface between technology and humanity. Made using a micro controller, touch sensors, LED lights, and silicone, this new entity asks the viewer to participate by changing color in a secret and mysterious way. Activated by touch, [...]

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See While Seen, Touch While Touched

See While Seen, Touch While Touched, 2013 Shannon Willis A tactile responsive environment Containing 5 channel interactive video projection, two viewer responsive sculptures, and a responsive architectural intervention. On view at Pacific Northwest College of Art BFA Gallery December 4 2013- January 22,2014. See While Seen,Touch While Touched, a tactile responsive immersive environment from Shannon [...]

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One New Message

One New Message Shannon Willis 2013 from Shannon Willis on Vimeo. One New Message 2013 Shannon Willis Video projection on polycarbonate box and transparent fabric. Box five foot three inches high and a ghostly figure is projected onto the fabric creating a three dimensional video object.

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Connectivity Lost

“Connectivity Lost” is a Viewer Responsive Installation consisting of two sculptures and a video projection. A default mac screen saver is being projected through the slowly turning clear female torso, the image on the walls, scrims, and viewers is being effected by the three dimensional form. The slowly rotating acetate torso creates light refractions that [...]

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Projected Inside the Machine

Projected Inside the Machine 2013 Fabric, Projectors, Acetate, Motor Installation View dimensions variable Statement: Technology and entertainment have the ability to lull the user into a false sense of security. In Projected Inside the Machine, one feels apart of the installation as light refractions wash over the body. Dazzling imagery overwhelms the senses surrounding can [...]

Projected Identity

Projected Identity

Projected Identity 2013 Shannon Willis • Acetate form and projection • Installation view dimensions vary Statement: The installation consists of a clear acetate torso, handcrafted using heat gun to mold and shape acetate sheets into a three dimensional object. An image is projected through the plastic causing a phenomenal change in what is being projected. [...]

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Closer

Interactive Light Sculpture 2013 Shannon Willis Suspended from the ceiling via bondage rope “Closer” draws the viewer in with the beauty of light at the same time and repelling them with the use of the abject bulbous form. The form is gnarled cracked and broken, suspended and hung. As the viewers come close to the [...]

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Sexnology

Sexnology 2012 Shannon Willis • Silicone, Arduino, Wood, LEDs • 3x3x3’ Statement: Sexnology is an interactive light sculpture, asking the viewer to participate in the work. The sculpture is activated by touch, it changes color as it is being touched and caressed. The soft translucent landscape of knobs and valleys is ambiguously suggestive. The piece [...]

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Ego

Ego 2012 Acrylic Paint, Paper, Wire, Wood, • 15x4x4.5’ Statement: Inspired by Martin Heidegger’s theory in the Origin of the Work of Art, this massive hybrid painting creates a new world. This piece takes the idea of a traditional painting opening a new world and expands on that idea. Ego creates a world viewer are [...]