Spatial and Physical Art

Date

2009-06-05

Authors

Gibson, Steve

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Publisher

Pacific Centre for Technology and Culture

Abstract

Focusing on his work for body-based interactive systems, Steve Gibson will present the concepts, technologies and politics behind his pieces Grand Theft Bicycle, Virtual DJ and Exploding, Plastic and Inevitable. In addition he will demo his new project with Scottish artist Donna Leishman that uses graphics tablets to control live audio and video. Outlining a strategy of radically active user participation, Gibson will present an ideology and aesthetic that is distinct from couch-potato point-and-click interaction. Simultaneously he will demonstrate that technique, concept and politics are not diametrically opposed to each other but form a core of creating meaningful digitally-based art.

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Keywords

body-based interactive systems, physical art, spatial art, user participation, digitally-based art

Citation

Gibson, Steve. "Spatial and Physical Art." Pacific Centre for Technology and Culture, Victoria, B.C. 5 June 2009. Presentation.

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