POEVOI is taken from two words ‘poem’ and ‘voice’. The missing letters indicate the hearing loss of the hearing impaired.
‘Poem’ representative the expression of this project. Inspired by the poem '47 Things I Want to Remember Before Blindness’ from Taiwan poet Xia Yu, I sorted out the voices which people think are the most important for themselves by interviews. By writing them in verses, I managed to make an archive for the hearing impaired. ‘Voice’ is on behalf of the vibrations that people can feel from the physical work. The sound which mentioned in the verse would be transmitted into vibrations. People can feel each of them by touching the ‘sound word’ on the wall.
This work aims to give deaf people a possibility to collect sounds and to help them to collect their own memories and stories about sounds.