from curiosity to the imaginative world

Hidden Life

To define imagination in another dimension of space, Hidden life is an electronic interactive installation, which a projected shadow world was set somewhere in between of light and shadow.






















The parallel shadow world was build upon our fascination of imaginary secret world, that co-exist but is hidden in the ordinary life, we believe “everything is alive”, yet to be discover.


Shadow man and it's stuff in the shadow world

The shadow man was translated from the actual shadow of children size hand, which user can create the same character when light is available. The creator also like to collect stuffs from the ordinary world, but how thing mean in the shadow world could be different then you thought!



The electronic function is run by Arduino. The play is triggered when there is people walking pass by the wall, which the shadow man and the world will be shown; combining the randomness programming, it provides unexpected puppet show interactive play possibilities. It can be an improvised story telling. We want to, through the transition between real and shadow would could encourage more discovering within the imaginative surroundings world.