cloudmeeting is a touch-sensitive textile room that can be understood like an inverted www, a wearable walkable touchscreen. The movement and interaction of... Read More
cloudmeeting is a touch-sensitive textile room that can be understood like an inverted www, a wearable walkable touchscreen. The movement and interaction of its visiting users is digitally translated via sensors and immediately fed back as a transformable sound of the person.The performative format of this physical chatroom and a composition emerges as an embodiment of the physical interaction of the users community.The work is driven by the question of what influence the Digitization of social structures to the communicative Interaction of our bodies and our sensual knowledge has. cloudmeeting creates an action called body knowledge through experience. cloudmeeting initiates actions from which experiences and body knowledge arise.Explorative intent is to translate physical communication as a necessity for a community into an experiential format of digital communication in order to make the social, physically, aesthetically and mentally tangible, also in digital communication.Can body language with all its olfactory, visual, facial expression, gestural signals and proximity-distance behavior be updated in digital communication in order to experience this as a medium of body language?Is the virtual space a body – surrounding space?