31 Oct '16, 2pm

Crazy gun designed by Yi-Fei Chen shoots frozen tears

Crazy gun designed by Yi-Fei Chen shoots frozen tears

that collects tears in a silicon pocket under the eye, freezes them in a brass bottle and shoots them like bullets. The design is Chen’s final Master’s project at the Design Academy of Eindhoven , and a way to visualize her personal struggle in a poetic way. She designed the gun after her then tutor Jan Boelen (Z33 ) pushed her to take a critical approach and confront his opinions, forcing her to confront her obedience to authority that stems from her Taiwanese cultural conditioning. But all she could do was cry.

Full article: http://inhabitat.com/designer-yi-fei-chen-fights-authorit...

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