Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Sign in | Create Account

(Speakers and Signers) Robert Sirvage: The Deaf Walk: Proximics, Space and the Collectivist Way of Being

A dialog (in speech and sign) between artists, designers, scientists, students, speakers, and signers. Participants touch on the range of human experience including deafness, and on acoustical engineering, especially resonance and sonic vibrations. All presentations are interpreted in American Sign Language. At the center of the conference is a specially-built raised floor, designed to be activated with low-frequency vibration. By sitting, standing, lying on the floor, hearing and deaf participants are able to experience sound through their bodies. During the conference, presenters use the floor as a vehicle for tactile communication.

Comments (0)

It looks like no one has posted a comment yet. You can be the first!

You need to log in, in order to post comments. If you don’t have an account yet, sign up now!

Center for Advanced Visual Studies

Center for Advanced Visual Studies

Category: Education | Updated almost 5 years ago

Created
August 03, 2009 23:36
Category
Tags
License
All Rights Reserved (What is this?)
Additional Files


Viewed
36641 times

More from Center for Advanced Visual Studies

Fritz Haeg: Animal Estates

Fritz Haeg: Animal Estates

Added 5 years ago | 01:58:00 | 34352 views

Let's Put on a Puppet Show! ...with Karen Zasloff, Linda Norden, John Bell

Let's Put on a Puppet Show! ...with...

Added 5 years ago | 01:39:00 | 44887 views

(Speakers and Signers) Ben Bahan: Deaf Ways: Extending Sensory Reach

(Speakers and Signers) Ben Bahan: D...

Added 5 years ago | 00:18:13 | 35524 views

Ann Craven

Ann Craven

Added 5 years ago | 01:20:00 | 22504 views

(Speakers and Signers) Julia Golden: Performing from the Body -- Deaf Visual Theatre

(Speakers and Signers) Julia Golden...

Added almost 5 years ago | 00:11:57 | 23428 views

Red Lines, Death Vows, Foreclosures, Risk Structures: Roundtable on Mortgage Crisis

Red Lines, Death Vows, Foreclosures...

Added 5 years ago | 01:01:00 | 38595 views