Crispin Jones. Tengu. 2007

Crispin Jones Tengu 2007

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Named for a mischievous supernatural creature in Japanese folklore, Tengu reacts to sounds with its eyes and mouth, singing along to music or speaking in response to speech. Powered via a computer's USB port, he requires no care from his owner, but he reacts when attention is paid to him.

Gallery label from Talk to Me: Design and the Communication between People and Objects, July 24–November 7, 2011 .
ABS plastic and electronics
2 3/4 x 1 11/16 x 9/16" (7 x 4.3 x 1.5 cm)
Gift of the designer
Object number
Architecture and Design

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