This is a short documentation which outlines the step of sm2258 final project. The project is entitled STAND by ME, friend(s) PLUG, a simple plug to connect people, generate impulses again in this world of isolation.

Artist Statement

STAND by ME, friend(s) PLUG is a simple plug with Drawdio. Here, audience becomes a part of the work. To connect the work, people should touch each other to form a circuit. Through this simple action to drive off distances between people and generate impulses again in this world of isolation.

The work is inspired by a project – Playing for Change , a multimedia movement created to inspire, connect, and bring peace to the world through music.

Playing for change
Song Around The World


Drawdio is used in the work. It is a musical synthesizer that uses the conductive properties of pencil graphite to create different sounds.


Components + Budgets

Drawdio PCB                          ~$100

555 + 8 pin socket                 ~$ 8.0

Transistor 2222                     ~$ 1.0

Transistor 2207                     ~$ 1.0

Capacitors                               ~$ 2.0 – 3.0

Battery Holder + Battery     ~$ 14.0

Resistors                                 ~$ 0.5

Speaker                                   ~$ 2.0-3.0

Copper foil tape                    ~$ 9.0


Get start

Technical Problem
Battery is put, but couldn’t make noise

problem was caused by the horrid solder joints we made …

Go back to RESTART

Box building



Stand by me, friend(s)


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