In-Touch Podcast

Touching to read – ‘To You’, a book that can be read when warmed by human touch

In this episode, Carey and Lili of In-Touch speak to multimedia artist, experience designer, and scholar Yiota Demetriou about ‘To You’, a touch-sensitive book of love letters. At first sight, the book appears to be made of blank, inked pages, but when warmed by human touch, its words gradually appear to the reader.

Yiota talks us through the process of writing and designing this unique form of reading experience, which requires patience, care, affection and sometimes even tactile collaboration to be read…

*This podcast was recorded pre-lock down!

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Above: words from ‘To You’ are gradually revealed when warmed by the hand. Image credit: Jason Loizou

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