Location based mobile applications are becoming increasingly popular and visualisation of GPS tracks increasingly familiar in TV programs such as 'Britain from Above' (2008). Networked locative technologies, such as GPS-enabled smart phones, can bring about a sense of presence at a distance or virtual proximity (Urry 2002) and consequently life in a city is made up of a complex set of flickering attentions to proximate and distant interactions (Elliot & Urry 2010). This paper explores how the artists work Shared Distance by South and Speed makes fragile and flickering portraits of connected groups of people using GPS data.
|Title of host publication||Electronic Visualisation and the Arts (EVA 2013)|
|Publisher||British Computer Society|
|Publication status||Published - 29 Jul 2013|
|Event||Electronic Visualisation and the Arts (EVA 2013) - London, United Kingdom|
Duration: 29 Jul 2013 → 31 Jul 2013
|Conference||Electronic Visualisation and the Arts (EVA 2013)|
|Period||29/07/13 → 31/07/13|