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Can I Touch You?
summer 2020,
Interactive Website


How can we feel the touch of someone without experiencing actual physical contact?


'Can I Touch You?' is an interactive online artwork aiming to create an experience of digital touching. While opening this work on your browser, touching a screen or pressing a mouse anywhere on the page will trigger the program to create and send fingerprints to anyone who is also viewing the same webpage. This artwork is an attempt to create the feelings such as warmth, love, or disgust, which we normally gain from physically touching other human beings. Therefore, what will happen if I try turning those feelings and experiences to data and share it online?