31 October – 14 December 2008
An artist and researcher in mathematics at New York University, John Klima is also an electronics and computer enthusiast who has worked on 3D simulation for 25 years. He has produced 3D environments as well as source codes enabling the user to realize interactive installations that often feature play and humor.
Created with the help of Adriana Sa, Sofia Oliveira, and Jared Hawkey, Emotional Object is a game consisting of a top—also represented in a 3D animation—that is divided into sectors corresponding to various emotions. The aim for participants is to answer a series of questions, with their answers determining the "emotional" balance of the top.