“Embodied Time (-) Changing Our Mind” by Sumich, MacDonald, Novins, Chui and Chiang

  • ©Julainne Sumich, Bruce MacDonald, Kevin L. Novins, Simon Chui, and HsuHan Chiang



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    Embodied Time (-) Changing Our Mind



    The aim of (-) is to invite conscious participation in embodied time, ordinarily an unconscious phenomenon. In both neural processes and intermedia art, the short term temporal juxtaposition of different components embodies an orienting affect not part of any one component. By engaging conscious attention to these parallel processes we hope to improve our understanding of interactive systems.


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