University of GothenburgDepartment of Applied Information Technology and Valand School of Fine ArtsGothenburg, Sweden, June 2009
SUBJECT TO EMBODIMENT
Rethinking Embodiment, Presence and the Body
With an objective to expand knowledge of physicality as an artistic tool, this paper explores the terms of phenomenological embodiment from the different perspective thatis commonly applied in art theory. By presenting current researches from the field of new media development, the concept of embodiment is broadened from theory andpractice of minimal art. The sense of
in relation to humanexperience is also investigated for a better understanding in how we perceive andinteract with the world. By conducting a research-in-practice, the outcome of the findingis also implemented into an interactive installation which focuses on an embodiedexperience.
embodiment, installation art, interactive installation, phenomenology, physical body,physical interaction, presence, probability, randomness