SICSA Short Theme: Playful and Public Interaction

Date(s) - 17/03/2016
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

The Edinburgh College of Art

SICSA PlayLab Evening Panel

Join us for the evening to explore how art, design, and computing science research come together for compelling public spaces.

The first session of this SICSA sponsored mini theme invites two practitioners to present their work and discuss playful interaction for public spaces.

17th March 2016 6pm T-Room First Floor ECA Evolution House West Port Edinburgh EH1 2LE.  To register visit the Eventbrite page

Our special guest for this event are:

Robyn Taylor

Robyn Taylor is a Canadian singer and researcher working in Open Lab at Newcastle University. Robyn uses participatory performance as a creative and investigatory medium, inviting members of the public to engage in improvisational performances. Through staging and evaluating playful collaborative experiences, her research explores issues in human-computer interaction surrounding creative agency and social encounters in public spaces.

Alan Brown

Alan is a visual artist working with audio, moving image and technology. He creates installations and device art which explore themes around communication, control and power. Much of Alan’s practice involves modifying existing objects and technology, such as telephones, bank cards and CCTV, to function in altered or unexpected ways. His work can be seen at

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