"The organising committee of the 8th International Conference on Design & Emotion is very pleased to invite you to participate in and attend this conference.
The conference will be held at the Central Saint Martins College of Arts and Design in London from the 11th - 14th September 2012.
The conference theme is 'Out of Control'.
This conference is a forum held every other year where practitioners, academics and industry leaders meet and exchange knowledge and insights concerning the cross-disciplinary field of design and emotion."
(Central Saint Martins College of Arts and Design, UK)
"Biofeedback art is recently emerged interactive art form which applies technologies to capture biological changes of the body and create an artistic meaning through them. Biofeedback interfaces measures EEG, galvanic skin response, facial analysis, temperature analysis, eye-tracking or hearth rate in order to monitor the users bio-philosophical and produce a dynamic psychological/behavioural/emotion-based analysis of the person. The artistic meaning production based on the applications of these qualities which often deals with embodiment, enaction, body awareness, immersion or active/passive bodily engagement. There are a variety of tools can be used by artists which are usually divided to contact (for example EEG) or non-contact (facial analysis through camera). The MediaArtTube Exhibition 1.0 presents a collection of engaging art works and experiments in this hot topic of media art."
Fig.1 Brainloop interactive performance platform http://www.aksioma.org/brainloop/index.html
Fig.2 Yasushi Noguchi, Hideyuki Ando - Watch Me!, eye-responsive Installation 2009 http://r-dimension.xsrv.jp/projects_e/watch_me/