The Teleporter Zone - Interactive media arts in the healthcare context


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Sermon, Paul (2008) The Teleporter Zone - Interactive media arts in the healthcare context Leonardo, 40 (5). pp. 426-431. ISSN 0024-094X

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This article discusses the recent development and implementation of 'The Teleporter Zone', a new permanent interactive art installation commissioned by Guy's and St Thomas' Charity for the new Evelina Children's Hospital in London. The article contextualises the production and concept of this installation within the authors research into telematic and telepresent arts developed over the past fifteen years, alongside current research reports on the effects and influences of the arts on healthcare. The author also draws upon personal experiences in order to provide the reader with practical insights into the objectives and outcomes of this work in the healthcare context.

Item Type: Journal article
Additional Information: © 2007 Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Subjects: W000 Creative Arts and Design > W100 Fine Art
B000 Health Professions
DOI (a stable link to the resource): 10.1162/leon.2007.40.5.426
Depositing User: Converis
Date Deposited: 04 Nov 2014 03:01
Last Modified: 04 Nov 2014 09:06

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