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The Scripted Spaces of Urban Ubiquitous Computing : The experience, poetics, and politics of public scripted space

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  • Department of Information and Media Studies
  • Center for Digital Urban Living
  • Digital Aesthetics Research Centre
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This article proposes and introduces the concept of ‘scripted space’ as a new perspective on ubiquitous computing in urban environments. Drawing on urban history, computer games, and a workshop study of the city of Lund the article discusses the experience of digitally scripted spaces, and their relation to the history of public spaces. In conclusion, the article discusses the potential for employing scripted spaces as a reinvigoration of urban public space.

Original languageEnglish
JournalThe Fibreculture Journal
Volume2011
Issue19
Pages (from-to)110-125
Number of pages15
ISSN1449-1443
Publication statusPublished - 2011

    Research areas

  • digital culture, bazzichelli, digital art, ludic society, digital cities, pervasive computing

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