SIGGRAPH 2004 - The 31st international conference on computer graphics and interactive techniques
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Design and Visual Communication
Tuesday, 10 August
8:30 - 10:15 am
Room 501AB
Session Chair: Mary Phillipuk, Core 77

Controsenso But Not So Much: Digital Artifacts to Ease Communication and Exchange With Seeing-Impaired People
Genoa as you have never seen it. A tour guided by seeing-impaired people to reveal the poetry in city life. Interactive story telling driven by sound and images.

Andrea Brogi
Università degli Studi di Milano
andrea.brogi (at)

Maria Alberta Alberti
Paola Trapani
Università degli Studi di Milano

Luca Dusio
Manuela Garcia
Politecnico di Milano

Stephan Knobloch
Köln International School of Design
Ecce Homology
This physically interactive new-media work visualizes genetic data as calligraphic forms. A computer-vision-based UI allows participants to select genes for visualizing BLAST, an algorithm in comparative genomics.

Ruth West
University of California, San Diego
Center for Research in Computing and The Arts
University of California, Los Angeles
Design/Media Arts
sig04 (at)

Jeff Burke
Ethan Drucker
Thomas Holton
Cheryl Kerfeld
Eitan Mendelowitz
Weihong Yan
University of California, Los Angeles
Artifacts of the Presence Era: Visualizing Presence for Posterity
An art installation that uses a geological metaphor to create an impressionistic visualization of the evolving history in a museum's gallery.

Judith Donath
Massachusetts Institute of Technology Media Lab
judith (at)

Fernanda B. Viégas
Ethan Howe
Ethan Perry
Massachusetts Institute of Technology Media Lab
Symbol Mall
A multimedia application that explores new-media theory, narrative, and aesthetics in digital culture. It uses low-level navigation to promote a basic cognitive means of interaction.

Daryl H. Hepting
University of Regina
hepting (at)

Sheila Petty
Jirayu Uttaranakorn
University of Regina

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