Just as for any automatic vending machine, the user can choose among a list of products. If, for example, the user selects “scared”, “ecstatic”, and “terrified”, he obtains a musical cocktail.
As for the drinks, the user can then plug his USB stick, his MP3 reader on the machine, and get back the piece of remixed emotions. He can beforehand listen to the result thanks to the loudspeakers of the machine.
Exhibitons: Smile Machines curated by Anne-Marie Duguet for Transmediale, Berlin 2006.