Humanaquarium: exploring audience, participation, and interaction

Taylor, R. and Wright, P. and Schofield, G. and Boulanger, P. and Shearer, John and Olivier, P. and Wallace, J. (2011) Humanaquarium: exploring audience, participation, and interaction. In: 29th Annual CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems, CHI 2011, 7-12 May 2011, Vancouver, BC.

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Humanaquarium is a movable performance space designed to explore the dialogical relationship between artist and audience. Two musicians perform inside the cube-shaped box, collaborating with participants to co-create an aesthetic audio-visual experience. The front wall of the humanaquarium is a touch-sensitive FTIR window. Max/MSP is used to translate the locations of touches on the window into control data, manipulating the tracking of software synthesizers and audio effects generated in Ableton Live, and influencing a Jitter visualization projected upon the rear wall of the cube.

Keywords:Busking, Experience-centered design, FTIR, Interdisciplinary design, Participatory performance, Practice-based research, Data visualization, Human engineering, Jitter, Visualization, Human computer interaction
Subjects:G Mathematical and Computer Sciences > G400 Computer Science
G Mathematical and Computer Sciences > G440 Human-computer Interaction
Divisions:College of Science > School of Computer Science
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ID Code:13577
Deposited On:19 Mar 2014 16:21

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