Crying Dress investigates how to augment humans’ response to an emotional state.
Sometimes people find it difficult to express their sadness. This mask and waterproof dress, which features a necklace, is worn under UV light. Putting on the mask activates the necklace, which then “cries” with beads of glowing yellow water in a beautiful performative way as water falls that represents the hidden feeling of the wearer. The impression of rain, as if nature is in tune with the wearer’s internal state.
A waterproof dress that the water can bead off. The dress also has pockets that contain the pump, circuit, and water reservoir. A mask that has a sensor that trigger the motor to begin pumping water. A necklace through which the water is pumped and drops onto the dress.