Paper on Digital Interaction with Historical STiCK artifacts published in CHNT21 Proceedings

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December 2017 – Based on my talk “New Technologies in the Preservation of Cultural Artifacts with Spatial, Temporal, Corporeal, Kinetic Dimensions: Artifacts in the Trinidad Carnival” at CHNT21, my paper (of a different title) was published in the conference proceedings.

Cite this paper: V. A. A. Noel, “Digitally Displaying and Interacting with Historic Artifacts of Spatial, Temporal, Corporeal, and Kinetic dimensions,” Studies in Digital Heritage, vol. 1, no. 2, pp. 251–268, Dec. 2017.

Abstract: Historic cultural artifacts with spatial, temporal, corporeal, and kinetic dimensions (STiCK) are large three-dimensional sculptures or structures that are performed by the body, occupy large amounts of physical space, and exist in their best physical form for a short period of time. They usually require a lot of space for storage, performance, and exhibition; are best understood in three-dimensions; are susceptible to decay and damage; and are not properly understood if displayed independent of the body. Using four traditional STiCK artifacts in the Trinidad Carnival as a case study, we illustrate how these artifacts can be displayed and interacted with using parametric computer-aided design, augmented reality, and embodied computer interaction. This work has potential implications for design, heritage, the Trinidad Carnival, and for
historians, researchers, designers, and computer scientists.

You can access the full paper here.

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