Augmenting Humans @ Neurolive

Paprticipating in a Liveness Symposium

Augmenting Humans @ Neurolive
Augmenting Humans Very happy to be invited as one of the panelists presenting in a three-day online symposium on Liveness organised by the Neurolive EU Project. The symposium brings together artists, humanities scholars and cognitive neuroscientists to explore how liveness is conceptualised, measured and practiced across the arts and the sciences. I’m speaking on the 24th, here’s the abstract of my talk and my slides (carefull ~17 Mb pdf) [Read More]

rc3 Talk Boiling Mind

Linking Physiology and Choreography

rc3 Talk Boiling Mind
A picture from the perfromance. The role of the audience in stage performances is changing from passive spectators to contributors making the performance interactive by using different techniques. In this talk, we investigate the connection of audience physiological data to the experienced performance in three performance events with a total of 98 participants. We identified memorable performance moments by assessing, Electrodermal Activity (EDA) showing that the audience’s responses match the choreographer’s intention. [Read More]

Augmented Humans 2020

Taking a conference online

Augmented Humans 2020
Stelarc presenting his work to the Online attendees. On 16-17 March 2020, we co-organized the Augmented Humans conference in Kaiserslautern.. Due to the circumstances related to COVID-19, we moved to a fully virtual event and cancelled the physical event on 13th March. The whole team was struggling and especially thanks to all of the chairs it came together quite well. On Sunday, just we met (only 2 people, disinfection materials, social distancing and mask wearing in place) to pre-record Stelarc’s Keynote [Read More]

Kai @ Miraikan Science Quest

The eye as window to the mind

Kai @ Miraikan Science Quest

On the 9th August I had the opportunity to take part in a Miraikan Science Quest. It’s an open event at Miraikan, the Science Museum in Tokyo, to encourage a dialog between the public and researchers. This Science Quest was a premier, as it was the first ever held in English ;)

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Kai @ Siggraph

My second Siggraph was pretty amazing again. Unfortunately, we had another emerging technology exhibit, so my time joining the main conference was limited.

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ISWC and UbiComp in Heidelberg

It’s a strange feeling to have UbiComp and ISWC so close to my home. Amazing organization and impressive research and meeting old friends.

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Kai at CHI 2016

back @ this year’s CHI 2016. We just have 3 Late Breaking Work submissions accepted and it seems they are currently for free download at the ACM website

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