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Bare nothingness: Situated subjects in embodied artists' systems

Bare nothingness: Situated subjects in embodied artists' systems

Dare, Eleanor and Papadaki, Elena ORCID: 0000-0002-6653-4334 (2015) Bare nothingness: Situated subjects in embodied artists' systems. In: Deliyannis, Ioannis, Kostagiolas, Petros and Banou, Christina, (eds.) Experimental Multimedia Systems for Interactivity and Strategic Innovation. Advances in Multimedia and Interactive Technologies (AMIT) . Information Science Reference (an imprint of IGI Global), Hershey PA, USA, pp. 16-48. ISBN 978-1466686595 (doi:

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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 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 As an alternative to what is framed as out-of-date forms of interactivity, the chapter highlights evolving research into interactive systems, artists' tools, applications, and techniques that will provide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.

Item Type: Book Section
Uncontrolled Keywords: Interaction, Enactivism, Digital Art, Dourish, Suchman, Noë, Typology, New Media Curation, Graham and Cook
Subjects: N Fine Arts > N Visual arts (General) For photography, see TR
Faculty / School / Research Centre / Research Group: Faculty of Liberal Arts & Sciences
Faculty of Liberal Arts & Sciences > School of Design (DES)
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