Emotional Archive is an art piece // research project by artist Philip Lee which aims to explore portraiture through emotional psychology, and create an archive of human emotional experience through socially engaged artworks. 

At the heart of the project is a desire to investigate how our emotions can represent us as people, whilst also providing a tool to support people’s emotional wellbeing, and create a positive openness towards emotional communication. ​​​​​​​
The Charts
The chart's themselves are based upon emotional theory and are an adaptation from Dr Oliver Jones’ Models of Emotion Classification (2015). They contain 170 different emotional descriptors, split into 13 subcategories:

7 positive (Attentiveness, Surprise, Happiness, Relaxation, Empathy, Shyness, and Confidence)
and 6 negative (Sadness, Boredom, Guilt, Stressed, Hostility, and Fear). 

Once created they're are presented as Emotional Portraits intended to represent an individual's emotional experience during specific events in their life, or over a particular period of time. For durational charts the scales round the edge act as a tally, whereas for charts at a single moment in time, the scales act as a level of intensity from 0-5, for each emotion.
LED: Live Emotional Display
Live Emotional display is an interactive installation piece which explores a new method of emotional communication using smart colour changing LEDs controlled by participants’ phones through an app and the internet. 

The artwork aims to display people's live emotional experience in real time by allowing participants to reflect on how they are feeling and change the LEDs' colours in relation to their present emotions. Once connected participants can control it from anywhere in the world, whilst they go about their daily life using their phone.
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