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Enhanced Sensing Conference

April 12, 2018 @ 4:30 pm - 8:30 pm

5€ – 10€

“Enhanced sensing” is a conference and open-call aiming to create a frame for discussion on cognition and on human-technology Interaction, particularly in relation to movement and sound.

“Enhanced sensing” is a platform initiated by the Sentire project to exchange ideas and experiences. We welcome any proper investigation on the topic.

Sentire started as a performance series where proximity and touch events between the participants are transformed into sound, allowing a deep sensory experience. Sentire is now an ongoing cross-disciplinary research and it aims to develop an interactive sound system and a method that enhances cognitive sensory abilities of its users.

Cognition is now considered a dynamic interplay of individual bodily and environmental processes, with the brain as a mediator of that interplay (Fuchs, 2011)

How can interactive technology (such as Sentire) contribute to this interplay and enhance human sensing?

In which way can interactive technology develop cognitive sensory abilities?

As part of our discussions, we are pleased to have different researchers who have experienced and investigated the work of Sentire with different approaches.
Here is the program and timetable of the conference:

  • 16:30: Hannah Perner-Wilson, an independent maker and researcher in electronic textiles, and currently an e-textile tailor of custom wearable technology at KOBA – the first e-textile tailor shop in berlin
    ohmHook – measuring while manipulating resistance
  • 17:00: Rebecca Louise Breuer, senior researcher and lecturer affiliated with the Knowledge Centre of the Amsterdam University of Applied Sciences.
    Uncommon Sense
  • 17:30: Paweł Gwiaździński, Junior researcher at C-Lab.
    Neurophenomenological study of sensory substitution. The case of “Colorophone”.
  • 18:00: Jelena Rosic, doctoral candidate in New Media at Aalto University School of Art, Design and Architecture (FI)
    Cross-modal assessment of movement expression
  • 18:30: Break
  • 19:00: Jun.Prof. Dr. Jin Hyun Kim / Assistant Professor, Systematic Musicology at Humboldt University of Berlin, here
    Sound-based sensemaking in embodied interaction
  • 19:30: Marcello Lussana, Phd student at the musicology departement of the Humboldt University of Berlin
    Interactice sound as a contemplative practice
  • 20:00 Discussion panel
  • 20:30 End


April 12, 2018
4:30 pm - 8:30 pm
5€ – 10€
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