Distracted : poetic interpretations of climate change
Sade, Gavin & Bracks, Priscilla (2009) Distracted : poetic interpretations of climate change. In Proceedings of Digital Art and Culture 2009 : After Embodiment, University of California, University of California, Irvine.
This paper introduces the creative work Distracted and discusses conceptual, aesthetic and technical aspects of the work. The work was conceived as a luminous, interactive, computational media installation informed by our interest in the Antarctica. Through the paper we focus on: how the work addresses the themes of climate change and sustainability; how we attempted to work with selected sets of scientific data to evoke the delicate yet extreme nature of the environment and the ways in which ice is a record of the earth’s geological history and recent human impacts; and how the process of making this artwork caused us to reconsider our practices and formulate strategies for redirecting our practice in a manner that addresses the challenges of sustainability.
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|Item Type:||Conference Paper|
|Keywords:||environment, sustainability, climate change|
|Subjects:||Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > STUDIES IN CREATIVE ARTS AND WRITING (190000) > OTHER STUDIES IN CREATIVE ARTS AND WRITING (190999) > Studies in the Creative Arts and Writing not elsewhere classified (199999)|
|Divisions:||Past > Disciplines > Art & Design|
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Creative Industries Faculty
|Deposited On:||25 Feb 2010 15:52|
|Last Modified:||01 Mar 2012 14:07|
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