Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Sign in Create Account

(Speakers and Signers) Matthew Mazzotta: Om House

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 6 years ago

Created
July 30, 2009 21:13
Category
Tags
License
All Rights Reserved (What is this?)
Additional Files


Viewed
27403 times

More from Center for Advanced Visual Studies

N55: Artist Talk

N55: Artist Talk

Added 6 years ago | 01:18:00 | 26775 views

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

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

Added 6 years ago | 00:18:13 | 37033 views

Damon Rich: Artist Talk

Damon Rich: Artist Talk

Added 6 years ago | 01:30:00 | 37734 views

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

(Speakers and Signers) Robert Sirva...

Added 6 years ago | 00:14:49 | 37840 views

(Speakers and Signers) Summer Crider: Re-Defining Music Through Deaf Lens

(Speakers and Signers) Summer Cride...

Added 6 years ago | 00:13:22 | 27403 views

A Very Short History of Toy Theatre

A Very Short History of Toy Theatre

Added over 6 years ago | 00:12:42 | 28609 views