• Cybernetics in Society and Art 

      Jones, Stephen
      Published 2013-01-01
      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 ...
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    • Expanded urban media: from discretized social collages to corrugated social brain 

      Lei, Yang; McArthur, Ian; Miller, Brad
      Published 2013-01-01
      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, ...
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    • Global mind field - a cybernetic perspective 

      Casey, Karen; Smith, Damian
      Published 2013-01-01
      This paper examines the process and outcomes of a workshop event Global Mind FIELD presented at ISEA2013, Sydney. The workshop was conducted and facilitated by Karen Casey and Harry Sokol, with assistants Damian Smith and ...
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    • Electronic music is here to stay – or is it? 

      Travers, Meg; Hope, Cat
      Published 2013-01-01
      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 ...
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    • Ear in the cloud: acoustical accidents and clouded texts in Stelarc's internet ear. 

      Søndergaard, Morten
      Published 2013-01-01
      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 ...
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    • From interactivity to playability 

      Leino, Olli Tapio
      Published 2013-01-01
      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 ...
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    • The Inter-Society for the Electronic Arts revived? 

      van der Plas, Wim
      Published 2013-01-01
      This is an edited version of an introduction written for the panel session with the same name of June 13, 2013. The editing took place after the session was held. Both the introduction and the panel session are seen as the ...
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    • Traces – 'reading' the environment. 

      Bongers, Bert
      Published 2013-01-01
      This paper looks particularly at informal and implicit sources of information in our environment, how we can read this kind of information, and how the information has come about. The paper focuses on implicit information ...
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    • Repeating the past: lessons for visualisation from the history of computer art. 

      Schofield, Tom
      Published 2013-01-01
      The development of critical discourse and experimental practices in computer art of the 1960s and 1970s was informed by new forms of collaboration between artists, scientists and institutions. This paper acknowledges the ...
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    • Stereoscopic theatre: the impact of gestalt perceptual organization in the stereoscopic theatre environment 

      Beckwith, Megan; Vincs, Kim
      Published 2013-01-01
      This paper argues that it is essential for live theatre that incorporates stereoscopic imagery to reconceptualise the performance space to facilitate a successful audience experience. While 3D technology greatly increases ...
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    • Baby x: digital artificial intelligence, computational neuroscience and empathetic interaction. 

      Lawler-Dormer, Deborah
      Published 2013-01-01
      As a new media curator, I work with artistic practices that engage multi-sensory media environments. Baby X is a digital artificial intelligence mixed reality installation created by Dr Mark Sagar. It is concurrently a ...
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    • Siteworks: ecologies and technologies 

      Ely, Deborah; Warner, Gary; Dement, Linda; Heyler, Nigel; Backen, Robyn; Paine, Garth; Newcombe, Jodi; Starrs, Josephine; Cmielewski, Leon
      Published 2013-01-01
      SITEWORKS is an interdisciplinary research and practice project that invites artists, scientists and scholars to respond to the Bundanon property through the lens of their specific discipline. Over four years this has led ...
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    • Community mapping: from representation to action. 

      Collins, Dan
      Published 2013-01-01
      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 ...
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    • Sanity and mental health in an age of augmented and virtual realities. 

      Garvey, Gregory P.
      Published 2013-01-01
      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 ...
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    • Dance and virtual physics: the mass of the object does not necessarily equal the object of the mass. 

      Vincs, Kim
      Published 2013-01-01
      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 ...
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    • Innovative forms of healing: new media art as a catalyst for lasting change in therapeutic settings 

      Heiss, Leah
      Published 2013-01-01
      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 ...
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    • Shaping Cultural and Creative Space: Beijing as a case study 

      Yingying, Xiao; Duo, Jiang; Yang, Lei; McArthur, Ian; Miller, Brad
      Published 2013-01-01
      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 ...
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    • Dancing in suits: a performer's perspective on the collaborative exchange between self, body, motion capture, animation and audience. 

      Hutchison, Stephanie; Vincs, Kim
      Published 2013-01-01
      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, ...
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    • Narratives of locative technologies as memory assemblages. 

      Oliveira, Andreia Machado; Rebolledo, Felix; Hildebrand, Hermes Renato; Foglia, Efrain
      Published 2013-01-01
      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 ...
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    • The sound of memory| an audience derived audio visual experience. 

      Burgess, Noel
      Published 2013-01-01
      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 ...
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