When exhibitions become experiences - the nARration of augmented space inside a science museum

Jin, Jiayi (2018) When exhibitions become experiences - the nARration of augmented space inside a science museum. PhD thesis, University of Nottingham.

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Abstract

This Ph.D. thesis is focused on the concept of ‘Augmented Space’ and its design sensitivities, not only by combining physical space and all kinds of AR technologies as the one, but also exploring this new spatial format in a broader sociological context of augmented interaction that flows between digital and physical layers inside museums. Throughout the article, augmentation is reconceptualised as an idea/concept and cultural/aesthetic practice rather than as the pure technology.

It first articulates the notion of augmented space, highlights different dimensions of augmented space that visitors perceived from science exhibition settings, and further generates theoretical convergences; technical implications and practical reflections. Then aims at bringing novelty from spatial, technological and experiential perspectives to the co-productive exhibition-making. This thesis finally points out the shortcomings and limitation of this Ph.D. research and provides advice and directions for future curating works with AR.

Item Type: Thesis (University of Nottingham only) (PhD)
Supervisors: Qi, Wang
Hanks, Laura
Keywords: Augmented Space; AR Technologies; Science Exhibition; Space Narration; Design Sensitivities; Project-based Research
Subjects: N Fine Arts > NA Architecture
Q Science > QA Mathematics > QA 75 Electronic computers. Computer science
Faculties/Schools: UK Campuses > Faculty of Engineering > Built Environment
Item ID: 50489
Depositing User: Jin, Jiayi
Date Deposited: 13 Jul 2018 04:41
Last Modified: 15 Jul 2018 18:45
URI: http://eprints.nottingham.ac.uk/id/eprint/50489

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