Chacha Sikes
Chach Sikes is a civic prototyper, programmer and designer participating in the 2015 Market Street Prototyping festival with her project Daily Boost: a positive emotion workout gym, and assisting on Yael's Braha's Tree of Changes project. She created the Fruit Fence for the 2012 Urban Prototyping Festival, as well as the urban lemon-sharing game Lemonopoly for the Zero1 Art & Technology festival (2012). She is a 2011 Code for America alum (where she co-founded the Iconathon) & is still involved in the open government movement. She was a multimedia exhibit developer for the Exploratorium from 2003-2007, on the Mind exhibition team where she became interested in how emotions, participation and design interplay.
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SoulGym: Throne Chair with Wings

A Soul Gym is public furniture that supports positive emotions in public space.This original prototype was created for the Market Street Prototyping F...

www.instructables.com/id/SoulG...

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Posted Jul 28, 2015
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Chacha Sikes

And I made a slideshow of all of the buildings... hopefully this will demystify building for you. If I can build something... you probably can too! www.flickr.com/photos/linepith...

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Building a Soul Gym for Market Street Prototyping Festival

For the last 6 weeks this is all I have been doing. Building a giant throne & power pose wings that gets installed tonight on Market Street.

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Posted Apr 8, 2015
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Chacha Sikes

Wrote a little blog post about this last 6 weeks of heavy construction... now that I'm finally in the last few minutes before the truck comes!

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6 weeks of Construction

It’s April 8, 2015. Finally. Installation Day for Daily Boost – a “soul gym” for the public. The installation is a giant throne (for compassion) and power pose wings (for stress reduction.) You can...

dailyboost.tumblr.com/post/115...

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Posted Apr 8, 2015
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Chacha Sikes

All ready to go into the truck.

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Posted Apr 8, 2015
Dan
Dan
Apr 8, 2015

So excited to see this hit the streets!

Posted by Dan on Apr 8, 2015
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Chacha Sikes

The first prototype is almost done and ready to bring to Market Street for the Prototyping festival tomorrow.

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Posted Apr 8, 2015
Tom K.
Tom K.
Apr 8, 2015

Keep up the good work! Coming along nicely :)

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Posted by Tom K. on Apr 8, 2015
Dan
Dan
Apr 8, 2015

Viva Daily Boost!

Posted by Dan on Apr 8, 2015
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