Melinda Rackham


Writings and Presentations:


Title: New Interactions: Communities and Information
Writing Type: Panel / Roundtable
Author(s):
Exhibition: SIGGRAPH 2006: Intersections
Abstract/Summary/Introduction:

In coining the phrase “relational aesthetics,” the contemporary French art theorist and curator Nicolas Bourriaud attempted to define a trend in creative works that configures interactive scenarios in which everyday experiences are the catalyst for audience-driven participation. This panel explores how the tacit activities of urban living are being used to form the foundations for new types of interaction that exploit community life and information-rich environ­ments. Topics include how “relatio