Soul Crushing Machine
multi-room installation
Meow Wolf OmegaMart
Created 2019, opened 2021


Soul Crushing Machine is a multi-room interactive installation featured as part of Meow Wolf Omega Mart, which opened in Las Vegas, NV, 2021. This installation features a 3D printed diorama, kinetic crushing mechanism, three interactive video screens plus a fourth transparent video screen attached to a live feed of participants walking through a separate capture area, installed on a different level. Other interactive components include sliders and buttons on a touch screen that manipulate a mix of audio elements. Soul Crushing Machine is a visual and rhetorical critique on corporate culture and the commercialization of the mind.