Critical Writing Index

Misplaced Affection: A Computer-Controlled Interactive Household Appliance Environment

by Laura Kikauka and Nancy Paterson

Leonardo, 1987, v. 20, no. 3, pp. 247-250

This article discusses many of the key concepts at work in Laura Kikauka's installation Misplaced Affection, which reconstructs a 1950s domestic living space that has been electronically altered to greet and interact with its viewers. Kikauka explains her satirical portrayal of the influence of technology on culture, domestic and otherwise.

ITEM 1987.031 – available for viewing in the Research Centre

Videos, Artworks and Artists Cited

Misplaced AffectionLaura Kikauka