At the Live Interfaces conference in September 2012 at University of Leeds, we presented a poster on Hacking the Body. The paper is available here:
Explore and investigate understandings of states of the body to and by hacking them to make new works.
This research explores using the concept of ‘hacking’ data to re-purpose and re-imagine biofeedback code from the body. It investigates understandings of states of the body and hacking their code to make new artworks such as site-specific performance, mobile installation, participatory experiences and visual artefacts. The project includes three ‘hacks’ which explore inward states of the body and how to reflect them outward through the use of new interactive digital technologies. By creating new applications and using new interfaces such as smartphones, kinect and mobile augmented reality, new technical approaches to these hacks will also be examined.