Dana Zelig

The Traces project explores the concept of programming everyday materials, a form of physical programming where objects are “made to act.” The goal was to promote creativity and communication via advanced materials and smart structures, which are analogous to architecture, allowing interactions to perform patterns.

Traces, 2015. Physical Programming of Freeform Folding in Soft Matter. 8.5cm x 5.5cm. Photo: Daniel Shechter.