Living Room, 2016, Performance Installation
Roles: Interaction Design, Production

Living Room sprouts from the ground in the middle of Frank Ogawa Plaza. An open countertop wraps around the wall, directing pedestrians in and out of the interior, where they can share their photo or enjoy the shifting display while playing House. The walls open like two arms into the city, suggesting that all public space can be sites for gathering and play.

Living Room creates a space where people of Oakland come together to play and exist together as one community, one family. Portraits of passersby magically appear, arranged as family photos, in a warm playful set that transforms the city’s exterior into a shared space we all call home.

By the Living Room Collective: Aaron Wynn, Albert Kong, Alex Kryzanowski, Jessica Lachenal, Justin Tang, Kat Meler, Mike Katsevman, Min Yoon

Featured installation with Our City