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Freequent Traveller

Schuricht, Susanne, Hohl, Michael and Struppek, Mirjam (2007) Freequent Traveller. In: Proceedings of the 1st international conference on Tangible and embedded interaction - TEI '07. Association for Computing Machinery, New York, pp. 247-250. ISBN 978-1-59593-619-6

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Abstract

Freequent Traveller (2001) is a live interactive installation by the artist Susanne Schuricht, developed in collaboration with Tobias Schmidt [1]. The interface consists of a hammock, whose movement is tracked by a custom-made hardware interface. While relaxing in the hammock one’s motion animates text across a projection-sail. The dynamics of this animation are perceived as intricately synchronized with, and connected to ones own bodily movement together with the hammock. The projected texts are short essays and excerpts about technology, mobility, home and identity. The installation is an instrument to generate awareness through rhythmic bodily experience. Interaction is considered as a process to create contemplation and change in outlook, to go beyond playful experience with an interface.

Item Type: Book Chapter
Additional Information: Proceedings of the 1st international conference on Tangible and embedded interaction 2007, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, February 15 - 17, 2007
Uncontrolled Keywords: Interactive installation, mobility, home, identity, embodied experience, biofeedback, communication, digitalisation, travel, contemplation
Subjects: N Fine Arts > N Visual arts (General) For photography, see TR
Q Science > QA Mathematics > QA76 Computer software
Schools: School of Art, Design and Architecture
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Depositing User: Graham Stone
Date Deposited: 27 Aug 2010 14:29
Last Modified: 02 Sep 2010 12:19
URI: http://eprints.hud.ac.uk/id/eprint/8401

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