Index of Titles Filed Under 'User Interface'

PublisherMeson Press2015
The early days when digital games were new, harmless and niche are long gone. Today’s games can simulate battlefields, predict disaster, and crash markets. We are faced with a diversity of play and the ubiquity of games, making them not only a popular medium, but the leading medium of contemporary society. Based on the keynote lectures held at DiGRA2015, Diversity of Play provides a critical view on the current state of digital games from theoretical, artistic, and practical perspectives. With an interview with Karen Palmer and essays by Astrid Ensslin, Mathias Fuchs, Tanya Krzywinska, and Markus Rautzenberg, Diversity of Play explores the uncanny in games, the ...

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PublisherDia2014
For his first web-based project, Cuban artist Wilfredo Prieto invites visitors to take part in a moment of silence via the internet, with no stipulations or expectations aside from the willingness to cede control of one’s computer while the minute is observed. Once launched, the ineluctable sixty seconds begin to pass. Your screen becomes black, and attempts to escape the moment with mouse or keyboard interaction are unheeded. Why would anyone agree to surrender control of the device that is so central to daily life? For many people, computers serve as the key repository of information and the primary conduit of ...

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PublisherLink Editions2016
Photodump is the 11th issue of the ongoing book series “In My Computer”. Designed by Kasper Hauser, the book features three distinct contribution, all based on image collection, and made by young Italian authors who work within a very specific field but like to cross borders. Suddenly in the Digital, by Davide Giorgetta and Valerio Nicoletti, is a systematic research on interface incidents and their ability to break the digital medium supposed transparency and immediacy, by bringing the medium itself to the fore. A Collection of Trophy Images, by Valeria Mancinelli, Chiara Nuzzi and Stefania Rispoli, is an a-systematic research into contemporary ...

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PublisherLink Editions2016
#LAYERS: the ways in which the complexity of the digital environment manifests itself. Code and interface, public and private, material and immaterial, visible and invisible; the layers in a digital image; the strata of time in the archives of digital memory. This booklet is the archive/catalogue of the exhibition REFRESH01 – #LAYERS, curated by Fabio Paris and produced by the Link Art Center, that took place at Spazio Contemporanea, Brescia, from October 22 to November 19, 2016.

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PublisherLink Editions2018
REFRESH is an exhibition series where each episode is titled with a specific #HASHTAG reflecting the key concept that the works and artists in the show gravitate around. REFRESH02 is #LAYERS_BRUSSELS. REFRESH01 #LAYERS moves to Bruxelles, at La Raffinerie (Charleroi-Danses), in collaboration with iMAL Center for Digital Cultures & Technology, and in doing so the show changes to include new artists and artworks.

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PublisherLink Editions2015
In Vanishing Acts, Eileen Isagon Skyers looks at the role of network-based art practices as an aesthetic critique of our engagement with interface technologies that are increasingly seamless and, largely, undetectable. There’s a direct correlation between the imperceptible interface and the distracted nature of human cognition. There are certain urgencies assailing our nervous systems now that were simply never there before. And despite our endless customization of web content, we’re unable to observe the computational processes that make the information manifest. In this situation, net art has the ability to reveal something quite crucial about the changing nature of subjectivity in ...

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