Exploring large-scale interactive public illustrations
DIS 2016 - Proceedings of the 2016 ACM Conference on Designing Interactive Systems: Fuse
DIS '16: Designing Interactive Systems Conference 2016
Association for Computing Machinery
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Thorn, E., Rennick-Egglestone, S., Koleva, B., Preston, W., Benford, S., Quinn, A., & Mortier, R. (2016). Exploring large-scale interactive public illustrations. DIS 2016 - Proceedings of the 2016 ACM Conference on Designing Interactive Systems: Fuse, 17-27. https://doi.org/10.1145/2901790.2901826
We present a research-through-design exploration of transforming large-scale public illustrations into interactive media. We collaborated with creative practitioners to extend an existing visual marker technology to support spatial and layered interaction with wall-sized images. We document how these techniques were used to design interactive illustrations and how visitors to an exhibition engaged with these. We conclude that it is feasible to combine spatial and layered interactions to attach complex narratives to public illustrations, and highlight challenges around instruction giving, sociality and repeat experiences.
Work has been supported by the UK EPSRC (EP/L023717/1 and EP/M02315X/1). Our ethics approval does not allow for the release of transcripts collected during the design process, and hence access will not be provided to third parties. High-resolution versions of the illustrations are available from http://www.artcodes.co.uk/.
EPSRC (via University of Nottingham) (EP/M02315X/1)
External DOI: https://doi.org/10.1145/2901790.2901826
This record's URL: https://www.repository.cam.ac.uk/handle/1810/254939