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INK - Designing for Performative Literary Interactions

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INK - Designing for Performative Literary Interactions. / Fritsch, Jonas; Pold, Søren Bro; Vestergaard, Lasse Steenbock; Lucas, Melissa.

I: Personal and Ubiquitous Computing, Bind 18, Nr. 7, 2014, s. 1551-1565.

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Fritsch, Jonas ; Pold, Søren Bro ; Vestergaard, Lasse Steenbock ; Lucas, Melissa. / INK - Designing for Performative Literary Interactions. I: Personal and Ubiquitous Computing. 2014 ; Bind 18, Nr. 7. s. 1551-1565.

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title = "INK - Designing for Performative Literary Interactions",
abstract = "In this article, we present the interactive literaryinstallation Ink, an experimental installation displayed atthe Roskilde library, and the Roskilde Festival, which isdesigned to prompt public reflection on the nature and roleof digital literature. By manipulating three books embeddedwith sensors, and watching text visualized on a 55’’screen, members of the public select from a range of predefinedsentences, previously created by a Danish author,and stored in a database. Squeezing the books alters eachpoetic line by degrees. The final poems print onto a libraryreceipt for their producers and upload to a blog for publicviewing. We present (1) design challenges to an installationmeant to persuade people to engage affectively with theergodic nature of digital literature and (2) an in-depthanalysis of the empirical findings from the installationstudies at the Roskilde Festival. In particular, we highlightthe broad, rich range of performative interactions facilitatedby the interactive setup. This analysis examines theperformative writing and reading achieved by the publicthrough interaction with Ink and also with the resultantpoems. From this exploration, we discuss general tendencieswhen designing affectively engaging literary interactionsat the edge of art and design.Keywords: Affective engagement, Digital literature, Ergodic reading, Public displays, Performative interaction",
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