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MEI ‘Mediation & Information’ is an publication designed to promote and publicize research in mediation, communication and information sciences. Eleven French, Belgian, Swiss and Canadian universities participate in the Editorial and Scientific Committees.

  • 26 years of publication
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  • 529 authors
  • 569 published articles

#47 Digital Gesture challenging Communication

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Mediation, design and digital gestures. Analysis of the interface Astronaut

Cédric HONBA HONBA

ABSTRACT : In this article, we consider the problem of automatic digital data processing, when mediation is programmed by a computer device. Our goal is to shed light on the theoretical notions of device and technical object, as well as their influence in media practices. Indeed, we...

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The role of machine gesturality in analyzing and viewing very large image collections

Maria Giulia DONDERO

ABSTRACT : In this article we analyze the relation between the computational work that underlies quantitative analyses of vast collections of images (Big Visual Data), as performed by Lev Manovich and the Cultural Analytics Lab in the field of Media Visualization, and our sensory-motor...

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When Art touches the Microscopic world : the Haptic Image in Nanoart

Emmanuelle PELARD

ABSTRACT : Nanoart is an artistic practice which intends to experiment how representing organic matter and substance, using nanotechnology and developing an aesthetic gesture. In this creative practice, it matters to enunciate the organic matter, microorganisms and organic cells,...

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The delicacy of invention. Beyond design of control and beau geste of an electronic nature

Pierluigi BASSO FOSSALI

ABSTRACT : This paper argues that electronic technologies should escape two myths: the rigid functionalism and the beau geste. The latter seeks the perfect balance between economics, ethics and aesthetics inside the coded acts, but it could justify functionalism and its prior mapping...

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