Our daily life is characterized by an increasing quantity of digital data, global networking and changes in the equilibrium on our planet Earth. We face significant questions about personal and social context. There is growing sensory-rich data from biometric, health, neo-analog, DIY culture and geophysical sensing that expands our ability to augment or shift our perspectives and our knowledge. As we reconsider our identity within the internet of things, how can we incorporate the tangible, embodied and embedded technologies that bring awareness to ourselves as individuals and as communities.
The Arts Track at TEI 2014 is looking for artworks whose concepts reflect our sensory connection with each other and with ourselves. We invite interactive artworks exploring physical, digital, and networked connections, artworks that represent our embodied potential through the world of data that only exists in our imagination, and artworks that offer haptic and multisensory experiences in the dialog with them.
Artworks can range from digital interactive installations to all sorts of tangible, embedded and embodied experiments.
Topics of interest may include, but are not limited to:
The Arts Track welcomes work from a wide range of practitioners in areas such as interaction design, engineering, fine arts, research or art, including submissions from students and independent practitioners.
Submissions will include a short (5 minute maximum) video documenting the artwork and a short (2-page Extended Abstract template) paper in PDF format that will appear in the TEI Proceedings and will be indexed in the Extended Abstracts portion of the ACM Digital Library. Successful submissions will also be invited to present their work at the main conference during the Demonstration Session which can include an accompanying Poster, giving their work wider visibility in the TEI community.
Submissions should meet the following criteria:
All proposals must be submitted electronically via e-mail to Arts Track Chairs Karin Guminski and Thecla Schiphorst:
Please note that the maximum size of your submission (PDF) should not exceed 10 Mb. Authors must provide a link to download the video that documents the artwork (e.g. youtube or vimeo).
Submissions will be selected according to the following criteria:
Confidentiality of submissions will be maintained during the review process. All rejected submissions will be kept confidential in perpetuity. All submitted materials for accepted submissions will be kept confidential until the start of the conference.
One author of each accepted submission must register for the conference before the early registration deadline in order for the final paper version to appear in the conference proceedings.
If you have questions about the Arts Track for TEI 2014, contact the Arts Track Chairs Karin Guminski and Thecla Schiphorst at .
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