Building_space_with_words: An interactive multimedia installation exploring the relationship between physical and virtual space

Anne Laure Fayard, Aileen Wilson

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    Abstract

    The authors, a social scientist and a visual artist, collaborated to produce building_space_with_ words, an interactive multimedia installation. The project investigated the elationship between physical and virtual space and more specifically what happens when the physical properties of space become intangible and discourse becomes the main material. Drawing on studies of organizational space and of on-line communities, the authors created an environment that materialized virtual and physical interactions. This paper describes the elements-the maze, the sound, the tag wall, the tag journey and the blog-that created the installation and the concepts that inspired the work.

    Original languageEnglish (US)
    Pages (from-to)257-262
    Number of pages6
    JournalLeonardo
    Volume43
    Issue number3
    DOIs
    StatePublished - Jun 1 2010

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    ASJC Scopus subject areas

    • Visual Arts and Performing Arts
    • Engineering (miscellaneous)
    • Music
    • Computer Science Applications

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