Digital Empathy, 2011

Site Specific Public Project
11 Soundtracks, custom signage, electronics, dimensions variable
Presented by Friends of the High Line and the New York City Department of Parks and Recreation, New York

Drinking fountains and bathroom sinks are rigged to emit sound upon use. Emerging from drains, computer generated voices camouflage as public service announcements and advertisements but slip into other territory.

In park elevators, computers sing popular love songs from a pre-digital age, with updated lyrics, and transform the elevators into a social space.