Thermoforming or vacuum forming is a process that consists of heating a semi-finished thermoplastic plate or sheet, so that when softened it can adapt to the shape of a mold by the action of vacuum pressure or by means of a countermold.
#EDCD Meetings of Design and Digital Culture it is a semi permanent program around digital creative practices that takes place at Medialab Prado in Madrid since 2014. #EDCD aims to create a meeting space between different art and design educational entities, professionals, students and people interested in the world of digital culture. Its objective is to promote the exchange of knowledge and experiences, in addition to favoring common and transdisciplinary work around the question: What implications does digital culture have for the practice of arts and design?
Inbounded (2020) is a single player experience, a soft toy about survival affordances. A dream about being in control, but being trapped. You manage the tension between the drive to explore space with the fact that the more you explore the more people appear.
Formally, this digital playground tries to relax the boundaries of mainstream ludic procedural systems. There are no punishments, it has no specific goals, you just get conditioned by the digital environment «natural» laws while toying around. Nevertheless, without being a crunchy (mechanics heavy) experience it attemps to convey a very oppressive aesthetic model.