Misplaced Affection

Laura Kikauka

1985, 03:40 minutes, colour


Misplaced Affection is an interactive installation that explores domestic life in today's electronic age through the use of microelectronic media. The installation utilizes custom software and hardware devices programmed to control various household appliances and a voice synthesizer. These props are activated when a viewer enters the 1950's style living room. The installation is designed so that a cycle rarely repeats itself, thereby creating a unique experience for each viewer.

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Critical Writing

Misplaced Affection: A Computer-Controlled Interactive Household...
by Laura Kikauka and Nancy Paterson. Leonardo, 1987, v. 20, no. 3.