A VJ Centered Exploration of Expressive Interaction

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  2. Dr Jonathan Hook
  3. Dr John McCarthy
  4. Mr S Taylor Taylor
  5. Professor Peter Wright
  6. Professor Patrick Olivier
Author(s)Hook J, Green D, McCarthy J, Taylor S, Wright P, Olivier P
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Publication type Conference Proceedings (inc. Abstract)
Conference Name29th Annual International Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI)
Conference LocationVancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Year of Conference2011
Date7-12 May 2011
Volume
Pages1265-1274
ISBN9781450302289
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This paper identifies key themes of expressive interaction for VJs. VJs are visual artists who use digital media to express themselves to an audience during a live audio- visual performance. Those designing for the expressive use of technology can gain insight from an articulation of expressive interaction from the perspective of VJ practice. This is developed using a novel qualitative methodology designed to be sensitive to the subtle and tacit nature of expression. We detail our methodology, present the results of its application to a group of VJs and conclude with a discussion of the implications our findings may have for those wishing to design for VJs, or those in related domains that involve expressive interaction with technology.
PublisherACM Press
URLhttp://dx.doi.org/10.1145/1978942.1979130
DOI10.1145/1978942.1979130
NotesPaper Acceptance Rate 410 of 1,532 submissions, 27%
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