@scapa: A New Media Art Installation in the Context of Physical Computing and AHRI Design

  • Andreas Gernemann-Paulsen
  • Claudia Robles Angel
  • Lüder Schmidt
  • Uwe Seifert
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes of the Institute for Computer Sciences, Social Informatics and Telecommunications Engineering book series (LNICST, volume 124)


In this paper @scapa, an installation developed in the context of Artistic Human-Robot Interaction design (AHRI design) is introduced. AHRI design is a methodological approach to realize cognitive science’s research paradigm of situated or embodied cognition within cognitive musicology to investigate social interaction in artistic contexts [11], [12], [13] using structured observation [2], [6]. Here we focus on design aspects the course of development of @scapa using procedures of Physical Computing and the aspects to develop such a New Media Installation in the framework of AHRI design [5].


situated cognition cognitive science research methodology New Media Art Physical Computing artistic human-robot interaction design structured observation 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Andreas Gernemann-Paulsen
    • 1
  • Claudia Robles Angel
    • 2
  • Lüder Schmidt
    • 1
  • Uwe Seifert
    • 1
  1. 1.Institute of MusicologyUniversity of CologneGermany
  2. 2.New Media & Audiovisual ArtistGermany

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