World Without Sound is an installation which converts audible sound to a visual representation of sound. By using technology like Arduino, noise canceling headphones, and LED panels, the installation emulates what it would be like with hearing impairments. The goal of using LED lights to display a visual representation is to have a stronger impact on the participant to show them just how much sound they are missing. The aim of the project is to have participants and viewers realize and walk away knowing how important sound is in their lives and experiences with media.
After exploring different fields of study like engineering and computer science, Jose Eros Salazar found himself in the field of Media. Studying for a Major in Emerging Media and Computer Science, he strives to create works that will immerse the viewers. His interests lie in video game development, photography, and interactive installations.