With her project The Materiality of Winter, Imogen Zino takes us on an exploration traversing the senses and pondering the potentiality of other imagined worlds. It is a multi-sensory audio-tactile installation made up of three-and-a-half-thousand individually handmade ceramic pieces.
Suspended from the ceiling and dwelling in corners, The Materiality of Winter creates a space within a space. It is a structure and an environment to be inhabited. This installation endeavours to elicit a sense of awe and wonder through multi-sensory interaction. The following is an edited interview with Zino about her project.
“As an experience designer, the fact that my background spans across a range of design disciplines has meant that my creative practice and research has often involved bringing different elements of design together and looks at ways of engaging the senses in unique and intriguing ways.