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Worth the wait?

October 22, 2013

Previously we discussed how the ability to hear and feel the punctuations in rhythm offers a new means by which to interpret body data, giving physical form to digital information, making bits directly manipulable and perceptible. However, what we also alluded to was that the experience with the PMT... Read more

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A Sound Way To Make Data Tangible

October 22, 2013

AN INTRODUCTION... Aqua Vita, our previous collaboration with the Netherlands Metabolomics Centre, was our first journey into the world of ‘body data’, triggered by a fascination with the supposed paradigm shift in healthcare towards a future of daily self monitoring and diagnosis. You... Read more

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Hand emissions

October 21, 2013

Light emission from a subject’s hands (intermediate intensity) recorded at Leiden University. Image provided by Van Wijk, et al. (2013). Imaging human spontaneous photon emission. Trends in Photochemistry & Photobiology. 15, p36.   Read more

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Sound Context (Introduction)

October 21, 2013

In our project statement, we outline how Rhythm of Life is an investigation of alternative means of representing bodily data. The first reaction for many data designers to such a challenge is to produce visualisations, and indeed we have taken this approach in the past – see The Aqua Vita Project,... Read more