Theme one: Place and Space. The course begins with a close examination of the concept of place. We explore questions such as: What is place? What is the difference between place and space? How are places mapped? What is the relationship of place to location?
Theme two: Embodied Practice. We investigate how a constantly changing environment affects the ways in which we physically stabilize our sense of orientation. We consider ways to ask strategic questions about encounter, gathering, and location; exploring our sensory alignment of the world, and how it is synthesized by the social mix of influences that affect both physical and virtual environments.
Theme three: Merger of Mixed reality and Mobility. Mobile media are tools that connect the physical to the virtual, by handheld connectivity to networks and webs. New public sites are emerging as a result of this mix - situated storysites, community mapping, environmental installations that incorporate technology, to name a few - that create a new form of experience and authorship.
Drexel Spring 2012
Westphal School of Art and Design + School of Civic Engagement
College of Art and Science
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Leonardo eJournal Locative Media Bibliography
Fall 2010 New Brunswick, NJ Neighborhood Narratives
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Fall 08 New Brunswick, NJ Neighborhood Narratives
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Summer 07 Rome-Tokyo Neighborhood Narratives
Spring 07 Philadelphia-networked Neighborhood Narratives
Fall 06 Philadephia-networked Neighborhood Narratives
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Fall 05 Philadelphia-networked Neighborhood Narratives
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