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How images actually work: settling a longstanding debate. (2015)
Presentation / Conference
HAMLYN, J. 2015. How images actually work: settling a longstanding debate. Presented at the 6th International conference of the image: media materiality: towards critical economies of 'new' media, 29-30 October 2015, Berkeley, USA.

As a cultural innovation, image-making is perhaps one of our most enduring forms of new media. The many technical developments necessary for the production of convincing images have emerged over the last 40,000 years, yet there is still widespread di... Read More about How images actually work: settling a longstanding debate..

Networks of meaning and interpretation: the cultural origins of symbolisation. (2015)
Presentation / Conference
HAMLYN, J. 2015. Networks of meaning and interpretation: the cultural origins of symbolisation. Presented at the 10th International conference on the arts in society: the work of art in the age of networked society, 22-24 July 2015, London, UK.

Despite the fact that we commonly refer to artworks as 'meaningful' things, this is not to say that meaning is an objective property analogous to size or shape. If meaning is not a physical property then it follows that it can only be a way of using... Read More about Networks of meaning and interpretation: the cultural origins of symbolisation..

Networks of attribution: the cultural origins of meaning. (2015)
Presentation / Conference
HAMLYN, J. 2015. Networks of attribution: the cultural origins of meaning. Presented at the 10th International conference on the arts in society: the work of art in the age of networked society, 22-24 July 2015, London, UK.

Despite the fact that we commonly refer to artworks as 'meaningful' things, this is not to say that meaning is an objective property analogous to size or shape. If meaning is not a physical property, then it follows that it can only be a way of using... Read More about Networks of attribution: the cultural origins of meaning..

Ambient interaction and situational influence: case studies in public sites. (2015)
Journal Article
HER, J.-J. and HAMLYN, J. 2015. Ambient interaction and situational influence: case studies in public sites. Digital creativity [online], 26 (3-4), pages 245-262. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1080/14626268.2015.1054038

An audience's direct physical intervention is widely believed to be instrumental in the field of interactive art. However, this long established expectation faces new challenges through the increasing accessibility of a growing diversity of interacti... Read More about Ambient interaction and situational influence: case studies in public sites..