Yu-Chieh Lin, JillLin, a Taiwanese artist, engages in a multidisciplinary approach with textiles, knitwear, and interactive digital art. In her MA, she focus on curating immersive experiences centered around the concept of well-being, particularly emphasizing feelings of security. Through the integration of audio-reactive technologies and sensory elements, she aims to create a meditative and immersive environment where individuals can explore their own physicality and emotional landscapes.
Heartbeat Topography is a real-time audio visualization project that draws inspiration from Polyvagal theory with the aim of promoting bodily and emotional security. Focus on breathing, it converts the detected heartbeat into tangible elements of the topography to guide users in establishing a connection with their inner bodies.
These visual landscapes vary based on the intensity and frequency of the sound, each individual's physiological data gives rise to a distinctive and personalized terrain. Heartbeat Topography uses changing colors inspired by the natural world, incorporating principles from color therapy. The dynamic interplay of hues adds an additional layer of sensory stimulation and emotional resonance to the visual experience. To create a more immersive environment that evokes warmth and comfort, I incorporate weighted and fluffy textures, allowing individuals to lie down or sit down and experience a calming and soothing tactile environment.