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  • Bare nothingness - situated subjects in embodied artist's systems

Dare, Eleanor and Papadaki, Elena, 2015, Book Section, Bare nothingness - situated subjects in embodied artist's systems In: Experimental Multimedia Systems for Interactivity and Strategic Innovation. IGI Global, Hershey, USA, pp. 16-48. ISBN 9781466686595

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This chapter examines the current state of digital artworks, arguing that they have not yet made a groundbreaking impact on the cultural landscape of the early 21st century and suggesting that a reason for this lack of notoriety is the obsolete model of agency deployed by many digital artists. As an alternative to what is framed as out-of-date forms of interactivity, the chapter highlights evolving research into interactive systems, artists' tools, applications, and techniques that will provide readers with an insightful and up-to-date examination of emerging multimedia technology trends. In particular, the chapter looks at situated computing and embodied systems, in which context-aware models of human subjects can be combined with sensor technology to expand the agencies at play in interactive works. The chapter connects these technologies to Big Data, Crowdsourcing and other techniques from artificial intelligence that expand our understanding of interaction and participation.

Official URL: https://www.igi-global.com/chapter/bare-nothingnes...
Subjects: Other > Mathematical and Computer Sciences > G900 Others in Mathematical and Computing Sciences > G920 Others in Computing Sciences
School or Centre: School of Communication
Identification Number or DOI: 10.4018/978-1-4666-8659-5.ch002
Date Deposited: 08 Nov 2017 16:05
Last Modified: 08 Nov 2017 16:05
URI: http://researchonline.rca.ac.uk/id/eprint/2919

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