news x people x culture x color
Tampa Public Mood Ring Live: Lights On Tampa
Jan 10, 2009 14:00 CST - Feb 1, 2009

Public Mood Ring is a combined internet and spatial installation which displays the emotional condition of user response to public news stories as color hue. It is based on the wearable "mood ring" which chemically changes color according to body temperature. The online artwork responds to participants news concerns and recalibrates the color of the light it casts with intense LED lighting.

Public Mood Ring is a live work which funtions during an exhibition. Until its next installation, this site functions as its source of information and documentation.

will pappenheimer and chipp jansen

original contributers:  oz michaeli -- thom huchinson
with UICA board member, curtis frillman

produced with generous support from and students at Pace University, NY