Sisyphus is An absurd ergonomic simulation Producing ‘Chairs’.

Used as part of the parametric design process in architecture and product design, such software is dependent on standardized bodies.

What data is used to define a digital human model?

Are these simulations ultimately defining and designing the body?

An experiment by Simone Niquille & François Zajega.

Built with three.js & Blender.The source code is available on Gitlab under MIT and CCO licenses.

Made possible with the generous support of the Belgian FWB and Creative Industries Fund NL.

Part of Simone Niquille’s installation SAFETY MEASURES in the Dutch Pavilion of the 16th Venice Architecture Biennale 2018.

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