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The emotive city

Rooney, J 2011, 'The emotive city' , in: AVANCA Conferência Internacional Cinema - Arte,Tecnologia,Comunicação , Avanca Cinema, Portugal, pp. 284-292.

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    The research project is designed to create new ways of looking at the story of a city; the focus is to present elements of the city as an art gallery space. Mapping technologies are used to present information as an aesthetic image. This project will add the emotional context of the moment and location as part of the information aesthetic. The story of a city is an ongoing timeline of interconnected exchanges, thoughts and ideas. The stories and ideas used in this project can be taken from any point in the timeline and presented together as information aesthetics. Datum will be recorded via image motion capture and audio technologies to create image and soundscapes. made from the shape of letterforms. When the audio fi le is read back into a sonogram the sound wave created is in the shape of the letterform. Further research will look at creating typefaces based on the sound the letterform makes instead of any visual aesthetic. Content will be presented in various ways, using digital and traditional formats. The artwork can be displayed in situ via web based geo tagging and augmented reality platforms on mobile devices, plus physical representations of this work as printed and sculptural forms.

    Item Type: Book Section
    Editors: Valente, Antonio, Freire, Carla, Ferreira, Claudia and Herlander, Marques-Minto
    Uncontrolled Keywords: Public art, graphic design, typography, digital art, art gallery
    Themes: Media, Digital Technology and the Creative Economy
    Memory, Text and Place
    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
    Publisher: Avanca Cinema
    Refereed: Yes
    ISBN: 9789899685819
    Depositing User: Mr John Rooney
    Date Deposited: 11 Jan 2012 12:19
    Last Modified: 20 Aug 2013 18:20

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