Well-Being of Decolonizing Aesthetics: New Environment of Art with BCI in HCI

  • Hyunkyoung ChoEmail author
  • Jin-kyung Paik
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 9735)


This paper presents that art with BCI (Brain-Computer Interaction) is decolonizing from the dimensions of action between politics and the aesthetic in traditional knowledge systems. In order to explore the creative power of art with BCI, it proposes the concept of decolonizing aesthetics. It critiques the beauty of art with BCI, through the reframing of aesthetic activities such as aesthetic objects, aesthetic attitudes, and aesthetic values in the view of psychoanalysis. Its aim is to find out a response for alternative perspectives of reference in HCI (Human-Computer Interaction) systems and alternative ways of understanding the relationships and collaborative actions between humans and new digital technologies.


Decolonizing aesthetics Art with BCI Brain-Computer collaborative action Beauty Aesthetic objects Attitudes Values 



This work was supported by the National Research Foundation of Korea Grant funded by the Korean Government(NRF-2014S1A5B8044097)


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.ASPECTVirginia TechBlacksburgUSA
  2. 2.u-Healthcare Design Institute, Design InstituteInje UniversityGimhaeSouth Korea
  3. 3.College of Design, Design InstituteInje UniversityGimhaeSouth Korea

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