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dc.contributor.authorDewey, Ryan
dc.date.accessioned2021-02-10T12:58:18Z
dc.date.issued2018
dc.date.submitted2019-03-26 23:55
dc.date.submitted2020-01-23 14:09:07
dc.date.submitted2020-04-01T10:38:48Z
dc.identifier1004672
dc.identifierOCN: 1100489579
dc.identifierhttp://library.oapen.org/handle/20.500.12657/25423
dc.identifier.urihttps://directory.doabooks.org/handle/20.500.12854/33465
dc.description.abstractHack The Experience will reframe your perspective on how your audience engages your work. This will happen as you learn how to control attention through spatial and time-based techniques that you can harness as you build immersive installations or as you think about how to best arrange your work in an exhibition. You’ll learn things about the senses and how they interface with attention so that you can build in visceral forms of interactivity, engage people’s empathetic responses, and frame their moods. This book is a dense bouillon-cube of techniques that you can adapt and apply to your personal practice, and it’s a book that will walk you step-by-step through skill sets from ethnography, cognitive science, and multi-modal metaphors. The core argument of this book is that art is a form of cognitive engineering and that the physical environment (or objects in the physical environment) can be shaped to maximize emotional and sensory experience. Many types of art will benefit from this handbook (because cognition is pervasive in our experience of art), but it is particularly relevant to immersive experiential works such as installations, participatory/interactive environments, performance art, curatorial practice, architecture and landscape architecture, complex durational works, and works requiring new models of documentation. These types of work benefit from the empirical findings of cognitive science because intentionally leveraging basic human cognition in artworks can give participants new ways of seeing the world that are cognitively relevant. This leveraging process provides a new layer in the construction of conceptually grounded works.
dc.languageEnglish
dc.rightsopen access
dc.subject.classificationbic Book Industry Communication::G Reference, information & interdisciplinary subjects::GM Museology & heritage studies
dc.subject.othercuratorial studies
dc.subject.othercognitive science
dc.subject.othersensory engineering
dc.subject.othermuseum studies
dc.subject.otherdesign theory
dc.titleHack the Experience: Tools for Artists from Cognitive Science
dc.typebook
oapen.identifier.doi10.21983/P3.0206.1.00
oapen.relation.isPublishedBy12970da4-0116-4486-b8be-fc9756703ab1
oapen.relation.isbn9781947447660
oapen.relation.isbn9781947447653
oapen.collectionScholarLed
oapen.pages164
oapen.place.publicationBrooklyn, NY


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