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Visualizing digital media interactions : providing feedback on jam2jam AV performances

Brown, Andrew R. (2010) Visualizing digital media interactions : providing feedback on jam2jam AV performances. In Robinson, Ricky & Bodker, Mads (Eds.) OzCHI 2010 Conference Proceedings, CHISIG and ACM, Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, Queensland, pp. 196-199.

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    Abstract

    Instrumental music performance is a well-established case of real-time interaction with technology and, when extended to ensembles, of interaction with others. However, these interactions are fleeting and the opportunities to reflect on action is limited, even though audio and video recording has recently provided important opportunities in this regard. In this paper we report on research to further extend these reflective opportunities through the capture and visualization of gestural data collected during collaborative virtual performances; specifically using the digital media instrument Jam2jam AV and the specifically-developed visualization software Jam2jam AV Visualize. We discusses how such visualization may assist performance development and understanding. The discussion engages with issues of representation, authenticity of virtual experiences, intersubjectivity and wordless collaboration, and creativity support. Two usage scenarios are described showing that collaborative intent is evident in the data visualizations more clearly than in audio-visual recordings alone, indicating that the visualization of performance gestures can be an efficient way of identifying deliberate and co-operative performance behaviours.

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    ID Code: 38890
    Item Type: Conference Paper
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    ISBN: 9781450305020
    Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > INFORMATION AND COMPUTING SCIENCES (080000) > INFORMATION SYSTEMS (080600) > Computer-Human Interaction (080602)
    Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > STUDIES IN CREATIVE ARTS AND WRITING (190000) > FILM TELEVISION AND DIGITAL MEDIA (190200)
    Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > STUDIES IN CREATIVE ARTS AND WRITING (190000) > PERFORMING ARTS AND CREATIVE WRITING (190400)
    Divisions: Current > Research Centres > Australasian CRC for Interaction Design (ACID)
    Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Creative Industries Faculty
    Current > Schools > Music & Sound
    Copyright Owner: Copyright the Author(s) and CHISIG
    Deposited On: 29 Nov 2010 07:30
    Last Modified: 01 Mar 2012 00:26

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