Art Digital Jewellery as Atmospheres: An autobiographical RtD exploration into IoT for poetic contexts

KOULIDOU, Nantia, P. CARVALHO, Luís and PETRELLI, Daniela (2024). Art Digital Jewellery as Atmospheres: An autobiographical RtD exploration into IoT for poetic contexts. In: VALLGÅRDA, Anna, JÖNSSON, Li, FRITSCH, Jonas, ALAOUI, Sarah Fdili and LE DANTEC, Christopher A., (eds.) DIS '24: Proceedings of the 2024 ACM Designing Interactive Systems Conference. New York, ACM, 2374-2387.

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In a process of Research-through-Design two art digital jewellery pieces were created on the same bespoke IoT device that connects a person with the sea: a hand-held piece (SeaVessel) and a necklace (Thalassa). Drawing on the notion of atmosphere, the design development (2020-21) and the first author's lived experience with the pieces (2021-2022) are illustrated and narrated. We share insights into how the pieces augmented intimacy with a significant place and offer a space for self-reflection for the first author to explore their connection with the sea and ultimately the self. We offer insights gained from working with IoT, live data and online servers in such a poetic context. We contribute to experiential approaches to designing reflective and curious ways of interacting with digital technology with the notion of atmosphere as a concept for aesthetics for interaction design and an understanding of data as poetic data.

Item Type: Book Section
Additional Information: DIS '24: Designing Interactive Systems Conference IT University of Copenhagen Denmark July 1 - 5, 2024
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Page Range: 2374-2387
SWORD Depositor: Symplectic Elements
Depositing User: Symplectic Elements
Date Deposited: 04 Jul 2024 11:48
Last Modified: 08 Jul 2024 13:30

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