Glass, copper, ferro fluid, brass mechanics, batteries & gigantic magnet.
Amber, an energy meter. Your excessive or efficient energy usage at home determines her wellbeing.
The idea was to give people a more qualitative experience of their energy use. A departure form the standard 'figures and graphs' Amber is a breathing organism whose health is reactive to your energy use; excessive energy use leaves Amber ill-defined and lethargic while efficient energy use makes her vital and energized.
THIS PROJECT REQUIRES FUNDING, I've worked with an electronics engineer, programer and fabricator to put in place the plans for a complete working unit. Please get in touch if you'd like to know more.
Photographer Steve Strike