Logging Off is an interactive installation, which through the medium of a chatbot confronts the audience with their own mortality, encouraging conversation and acceptance of our death anxieties. The death of the chatbot is a powerful metaphor for our own, and the long timer that appears following encourages us to reflect on our inevitable, yet often repressed, feelings and concerns. The mid-2000s desktop aesthetic aims to create a sense of familiarity and comfort throughout the experience.
Elliott Hall is a perceptual experience designer who specializes in creating meaningful experiences that provoke thought and introspection; in particular, exploring existential philosophy. Through various mediums, Hall strives to challenge the viewer’s preconceived notions and encourages them to think differently about the world and human condition.