SIGGRAPH 2010 By Focus
Data portraits evoke their subjects by depicting accumulated data rather than facial appearance. They are artworks that not only portray their subjects, but also raise questions about privacy, subjectivity, and control in our increasingly mediated and recorded world.
This paper introduces the visual anecdote, a rhetoric-design strategy found in many examples of data visualization. It argues that the narratives connected to visualizations constitute a central epistemological element that is usually ignored in information-visualization discourse.
Touching Space: Using Motion Capture and Stereo Projection to Create a ‘Virtual Haptics’ of Dance
This project presents a vision of interactive dance performance that "touches" space with the intentionality and agency of kinematics, and suggests the possibility of new kinds of human-computer interfaces that emphasize touch as embodied, nuanced agency rather than as task-based gestures such as pointing or clicking.