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Future Pin-Ups

Tokyo: pin-up

The male changing rooms of this Daikanyama sento – includes a pin-up of a late 90’s gravia (underwear model). How future users/actors/constituents/participants/.. of the space will leave digital traces, digital pin-ups if you like, and how with what we will augment will vary by time of day, the genders that are present?

Some sento’s systematically switch the male and female areas – both to even out wear and tear that is biased by gender, and to add variety for frequent customers. Whilst the future male changing room might include a augmentation layer suited to male tastes, and the females likewise – to what extent, in what situations, and driven by what motivations will these leak?