Haru (Hyunkyung) Ji



Affiliation(s):


University of California Santa Barbara

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Artist


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Title: Inhabitat: An Imaginary Ecosystem in a Children’s Science Museum
Writing Type: Paper
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Exhibition: SIGGRAPH 2018: Original Narratives
Abstract Summary:

Inhabitat is a mixed-reality artwork in which participants become part of an imaginary ecology through three simultaneous perspectives of scale and agency; three distinct ways to see with other eyes. This imaginary world was exhibited at a children’s science museum for ve months, using an interactive projection-augmented sculpture, a large screen and speaker array, and a virtual reality head-mounted display. This paper documents the work’s motivations and design contributions, along with accounts of visitors’ playful engagements and re ections within the complex interconnectivity of an arti cial nature.

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