In David's Absence is an interactive installation following the disappearance of the viewer's acquaintance, David.  Exploring past relationships and the artifacts left from them, this piece allows viewers to search through physical items and digital traces of the missing David to discover his history and whereabouts.

Created in collaboration with Jacob Nemec.
(Above) An email sent to participating viewers, texts sent to "Jeremy" from participants, and various items found in David's room
David's room hides hints of his life and disappearance that document the end of his relationship and the subsequent isolation from friends and family. Items include artifacts from his last relationship, a password-protected laptop, a lockbox on his bookshelf, and an email address and password found inside the lockbox.
During their exploration of the room, viewers also have the option to text Jeremy throughout if they need help or want more information.

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