National University of Ireland, Galway
Generative art and interactive piece coded with p5js. A lonely creature that follows the cursor and if clicked on, randomized sentences appear.
In the mid 90s, Japanese game developing company Bandai struggled with an economic crisis but were saved by releasing a hit device - a Tamagotchi. It is a virtual pet, you need to take care of it: feed it, clean it and monitor its health.
Tamagotchi could die if the user forgets about it. The toy could create genuine feelings of loss and grief.