the attempt to make the I(o)T* heard

is the concern of Meghan Trainor’s recent project 16 Horsepower:

16 Horsepower is a performance piece in which I scan pieces of ceramic and graphite embedded with RFID tags to trigger different sounds from an audio database culminating in a series of tracks triggered by a RFID chip in my arm. This piece aims to help the audience understand and imagine the coming “Internet of Things” as well as emerging capabilities to modify the human body.

sketch for 16 horsepower / from M.Trainor’s project blog

*I(o)T (working biblio)

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