• INTER/her: An immersive journey inside the female body - creative processes, reflections and revelations

Baker, Camille ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0003-4688-916X, 2023, Journal Article, INTER/her: An immersive journey inside the female body - creative processes, reflections and revelations Body, Space & Technology, 22 (1). pp. 1-19. ISSN 1470-9120

Abstract or Description:

INTER/her: Intimate Journey inside the Female Body is an immersive installation and Virtual Reality artwork focussing on reproductive diseases that for women can often experience, including: endometriosis, fibroids, polyps, ovarian and other cysts, as well as more serious cervical, ovarian, uterine and endometrial cancers. The project is an intimate immersive exploration of the inner world of women’s bodies and the reproductive diseases they can suffer. The focus of INTER/her is on female health is intended as a personal exploration, conversation starter, and community builder. This article discusses the creative methods, design process,and tools for making the multimodal interaction used in INTER/her,exploring their nature, value, and significance within the project, and what they implicate for future work in this area of art, design and research. It will discuss the making, expression and narrative elements used to represent,explore, and understand the emotional and bodily/sensorial experience designed for visitors, as well as the meaning making through metaphors used to represent different organs and ailments. It will cover the collaborative development of the team using various technologies and storytelling approaches guiding the making and communication during the 2nd lockdown of the COVID pandemic in the UK.

Official URL: https://www.bstjournal.com/article/id/9724/
Subjects: Creative Arts and Design > W900 Others in Creative Arts and Design > W990 Creative Arts and Design not elsewhere classified
School or Centre: School of Communication
Funders: Arts Council England National Lottery Fund Arts Grants Fund 2020, Research Funds of the University for the Creative Arts 2019–20, Root Interactive
Identification Number or DOI: https://doi.org/10.16995/bst.9724
Uncontrolled Keywords: virtual reality; haptic interaction; intimate immersive experience; interactive installation; female reproductive health
Date Deposited: 24 Apr 2023 14:10
Last Modified: 24 Apr 2023 14:10
URI: https://researchonline.rca.ac.uk/id/eprint/5343
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