Tactophonics: your favourite thing wants to sing

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    Description of a project, inspired by the theory of affordance, exploring the issues of visceral expression and audience engagement in the realm of computer performance. Describes interaction design research techniques in novel application, used to engage and gain insight into the culture and mindset of the improvising musician. This research leads to the design and implementation of a prototype system that allows musicians to play an object of their choice as a musical instrument.

    Original languageEnglish
    Number of pages4
    Publication statusPublished - Jun 2007
    Event7th International Conference on New Interfaces for Musical Expression, NIME '07 - New York, NY, United States
    Duration: 6 Jun 200710 Jun 2007


    Conference7th International Conference on New Interfaces for Musical Expression, NIME '07
    Country/TerritoryUnited States
    CityNew York, NY


    • Affordance
    • Cultural Probes
    • Design Research
    • Improvisation
    • Interaction Design
    • Performance

    ASJC Scopus subject areas

    • Artificial Intelligence
    • Computer Networks and Communications
    • Human-Computer Interaction


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