An Exploratory Case Study into Curatorial Intervention Within the Context of HCI

  • Deborah Turnbull TillmanEmail author
  • Jorge Forseck
  • Mari Velonaki
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 10290)


This paper presents the results of the first of two experimental interventions in human computer interaction within the context of curating and evaluating digital interactive art. This study is situated within a larger inquiry of detecting and understanding human activity (namely engagement, experience and discursive language) regarding human-computer interaction at the cross-disciplinary research facility, the Creative Robotics Lab at the University of NSW. The methodology and engagement frameworks sit within a practice-based research approach to creative practice. Here art and technology lead the inquiry, highlighting the importance of HCI methods such as evaluation, reflection and iterative approaches to the refinement of one’s own appreciative system. The research process is then situated within the scope of HCI interactive scenarios and the experimental user interface.


Disruption Disruptive technologies Prototyping Authenticity Curating Action research Criteria Audience experience Interactivity Evaluation Reflection Appreciative systems 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Deborah Turnbull Tillman
    • 1
    • 2
    Email author
  • Jorge Forseck
    • 2
  • Mari Velonaki
    • 2
  1. 1.New Media CurationUniversity of New South WalesSydneyAustralia
  2. 2.Creative Robotics Lab, UNSW – Art & DesignUniversity of New South WalesSydneyAustralia

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