Membrane: Screen made of fabric


A human-size tactile screen made out of fabric which enables the user to touch and feel ones interaction and the systems response. 

Design concept

Redefining touch interaction as more of a living organism than a piece of hidden technology.

Experiential qualities and related concepts

Affective, atmosphere, embodiment, exertion, immersion, hybrid, organic, performative, seductive.

Augmentation modality


Technical options

Apple Quartz ComposerAbleton LiveMicrosoft Kinect. 

Prototyping techniques

Wizard of Oz (e.g. person behind the fabric follows touch with flashlight), third person prototypes (animation and performance). 


Kamila Staszczyszyn, Kuba Matyka, MELT
Link to Video

Entered by

Meike Remiger