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    • Sanity and mental health in an age of augmented and virtual realities. 

      Garvey, Gregory P. (ISEA International Australian Network for Art & Technology University of Sydney, 2013)
      In this paper I discuss an approach to examining the boundary and border crossings and breakdown between the real and the virtual. To address questions like "How do gamers and inhabitants of virtual worlds manage these ...
    • Unhomely 

      Richards, Kate (ISEA International Australian Network for Art & Technology University of Sydney, 2013)
      As winter’s dusk encroaches on The Rocks, under the shadowy reach of the Sydney Harbour Bridge, anonymous and unnoticed by the lively crowds, the shutters open, and the blank upper windows flash alive in vacant Reynold’s ...
    • Shaping Cultural and Creative Space: Beijing as a case study 

      Yingying, Xiao; Duo, Jiang; Yang, Lei; McArthur, Ian; Miller, Brad (ISEA International, 2013)
      Supported by research and policy reform, China’s creative and cultural industries have seen explosive growth in recent years and this rapid expansion is anticipated to have an unprecedented and far-reaching influence on ...
    • Narratives of locative technologies as memory assemblages. 

      Oliveira, Andreia Machado; Rebolledo, Felix; Hildebrand, Hermes Renato; Foglia, Efrain (ISEA International Australian Network for Art & Technology University of Sydney, 2013)
      This article considers the virtual (re)construction of the Vila Belga neighborhood in Santa Maria, Brazil in terms of memory and the role of place as integrative of experience. Our paper poses the question "What constitutes ...
    • The sound of memory| an audience derived audio visual experience. 

      Burgess, Noel (ISEA International Australian Network for Art & Technology University of Sydney, 2013)
      The ubiquitous and portable nature of recording devices has changed the way society remembers and communicates. The prosthetic nature of device located memories in the form of text, still and moving image media constructs ...
    • The tacet mark as blackness. 

      Collier, Delinda (ISEA International, 2013)
      James Webb’s 2012 performance The World Will Listen gestures towards a blackness of ‘zero of flow,’ updating the historical avant garde’s ‘zero of form,’ both in terms of the electronic media used and the history of ...
    • Tangibility: highlighting physicality in interactive installations. 

      Priddel, Rachael (ISEA International Australian Network for Art & Technology University of Sydney, 2013)
      Touch is our connection to our world and, as digital technologies develop, we must find ways to recontextualise touch within emerging digital spaces. This paper discusses the development of 'Tangibility', an installation ...
    • The probability of the diagram. 

      Thomas, Paul (ISEA International, 2013)
      This paper will explore links between art and sci-ence by focusing on Richard Feynman’s 1979 diagrammatically enhanced lectures. These lectures explore various theoretical understandings of the quantum world, revealing new ...
    • Supereste ut pugnatis (pugnatis) ut supereste. 

      Helyer, Nigel Llwyd William (ISEA International Australian Network for Art & Technology University of Sydney, 2013)
      The title of the work discussed in this paper, 'Supereste ut Pugnatis (Pugnatis) ut Supereste', is derived from the motto (Fight to Live) of the Chemical Defense Establishment located at Porton Down in the UK. The work is ...
    • Virtual touch. 

      Stenslie, Stahl (ISEA International Australian Network for Art & Technology University of Sydney, 2013)
      The paper presents a general overview of how to apply haptics and tactile touch as an artistic material in the context of media art. It presents how touch can be used to form meaningful experiences on its own, and inside ...
    • Hyperobject: homeland 

      Dawson, Paula (ISEA International Australian Network for Art & Technology University of Sydney, 2013)
      This paper describes the conceptual underpinning, theoretical context and workflow of a haptic drawing hologram project, Hyperobject: Homeland which proposes that one’s homeland is emergent as life experience. The social ...
    • Electronic music is here to stay – or is it? 

      Travers, Meg; Hope, Cat (ISEA International Australian Network for Art & Technology University of Sydney, 2013)
      Musical composers frequently make use of new technologies in instrumentation. Whilst orchestral traditions remain strong and the instruments viable, what of the works of composers of electronic music where the sound sources ...
    • Ear in the cloud: acoustical accidents and clouded texts in Stelarc's internet ear. 

      Søndergaard, Morten (ISEA International Australian Network for Art & Technology University of Sydney, 2013)
      November 10, 2010, Utzon Centre, Aalborg, Denmark: Stelarc's Internet Ear, suddenly and unwittingly, is able to 'hear' and 'broadcast' what was said at a meeting held by the Danish Ethical Council in another part of the ...
    • Community mapping: from representation to action. 

      Collins, Dan (ISEA International Australian Network for Art & Technology University of Sydney, 2013)
      Community mapping is an approach to spatial representation that promotes a sense of agency and active engagement by encouraging “bottom-up” participation by users and community groups. Reviewing the place-based work of an ...
    • Dance and virtual physics: the mass of the object does not necessarily equal the object of the mass. 

      Vincs, Kim (ISEA International Australian Network for Art & Technology University of Sydney, 2013)
      Motion capture and 3D animation enable the creation of dance in which relationships between mass, weight and morphology are not restricted to the parameters of real-world physics. This paper will draw on a range of motion ...
    • Innovative forms of healing: new media art as a catalyst for lasting change in therapeutic settings 

      Heiss, Leah (ISEA International Australian Network for Art & Technology University of Sydney, 2013)
      Through this paper I suggest that new media art has the potential to become a catalyst for real and lasting change in therapeutic environments. New media art practice is intrinsically focused on human experience and user ...
    • Dancing in suits: a performer's perspective on the collaborative exchange between self, body, motion capture, animation and audience. 

      Hutchison, Stephanie; Vincs, Kim (ISEA International Australian Network for Art & Technology University of Sydney, 2013)
      The motion capture process places unique demands on performers. The impact of this process on the simultaneously artistic/somatic nature of dance practice is profound. This paper explores, from a performer’s perspective, ...
    • Cybernetics in Society and Art 

      Jones, Stephen (ISEA International Australian Network for Art & Technology University of Sydney, 2013)
      This paper argues that cybernetics is a description of systems in conversation: that is, it is about systems “talking” to each other, engaging in processes through which information is communicated or exchanged between ...
    • From interactivity to playability 

      Leino, Olli Tapio (ISEA International Australian Network for Art & Technology University of Sydney, 2013)
      This paper discusses the similarities and differences between participatory, interactive, and playable art. It suggests that computer games can provide novel perspectives on interactivity in interactive art. The paper also ...
    • Expanded urban media: from discretized social collages to corrugated social brain 

      Lei, Yang; McArthur, Ian; Miller, Brad (ISEA International Australian Network for Art & Technology University of Sydney, 2013)
      Big data, the mobile Internet, social media and the Internet of things (IOT) generate more information than ever but the aggregation of social intelligence remains far from realising it’s potential. Two exemplary works, ...