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The teleporter zone - Interactive media arts in the healthcare context

Sermon, P 2007, 'The teleporter zone - Interactive media arts in the healthcare context' , Leonardo, 40 (5) .

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Abstract

This article discusses the recent development and implementation of 'The Teleporter Zone', a new permanent interactive art installation commissioned by Guy's and St Thomas' Charity for the new Evelina Children's Hospital in London. The article contextualises the production and concept of this installation within the authors research into telematic and telepresent arts developed over the past fifteen years, alongside current research reports on the effects and influences of the arts on healthcare. The author also draws upon personal experiences in order to provide the reader with practical insights into the objectives and outcomes of this work in the healthcare context.

Item Type: Article
Themes: Subjects / Themes > N Fine Arts > N Visual arts (General) For photography, see TR
Subjects outside of the University Themes
Schools: Colleges and Schools > College of Arts & Social Sciences > School of Arts & Media > Centre for Media, Art & Design Research and Engagement (MADRE)
Colleges and Schools > College of Arts & Social Sciences > School of Arts & Media
Journal or Publication Title: Leonardo
Publisher: Massachusetts Institute of Technology Press
Refereed: Yes
ISSN: 0024-094X
Depositing User: Professor Paul Sermon
Date Deposited: 08 Oct 2010 09:12
Last Modified: 20 Aug 2013 16:32
URI: http://usir.salford.ac.uk/id/eprint/10881

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