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 almost 5 years ago

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


Viewed
26180 times

More from Center for Advanced Visual Studies

(Speakers and Signers) Keth Doane: Cycling Sensations -- reacting to the environment in motion

(Speakers and Signers) Keth Doane: ...

Added almost 5 years ago | 00:04:01 | 42105 views

David Reinfurt: on Muriel Cooper

David Reinfurt: on Muriel Cooper

Added 5 years ago | 01:03:00 | 21835 views

Tad Hirsch and Trevor Pagleni with Andrew Woods: Terminal Air

Tad Hirsch and Trevor Pagleni with ...

Added 5 years ago | 01:32:00 | 41817 views

(Speakers and Signers) Jess Wheelock: Pushing Back Avalanches

(Speakers and Signers) Jess Wheeloc...

Added almost 5 years ago | 00:04:40 | 29528 views

Fritz Haeg: Animal Estates

Fritz Haeg: Animal Estates

Added 5 years ago | 01:58:00 | 34338 views

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

(Speakers and Signers) Summer Cride...

Added 5 years ago | 00:13:22 | 26463 views