News on the MagicShoes project
Judith Ley, Patricia Rick, Sunje Clausen and Tao Bi brought the MagicShoes for two days to the Tate Exchange public event «Moving Humans» (22-23 June 2019)
Patricia Rick presenting her work on psychological barriers to physical activity at Sepex-Sepneca-AIP congress, for which she got an award!
At this conference we presented two more posters related to work done in MAGICSHOES.
At the 2018 meeting of the International Multisensory Research Forum in Toronto Canada
Presenting our work on how walking sounds can be used for altering the perception of body and the space around the body, emotional state, physical activity and self-other interactions
Kristi Kuusk presented her project MagicLining on e-textiles today at Centre Pompidou Paris
A collaboration with our team at MAGICSHOES as part of Vertigo STARTS residencies!
See her presentation together with Frederic Bevilacqua, team member of MAGICSHOES
We welcomed Kristi Kuusk for her second STARS residence period with her project MagicLining on e-textiles
In the Magic Lining project Kristi works with the MagicShoes team trying to alter people’s self-perception from the INSIDE of the garment they wear. She will present the project next week at Centre Pompidou Paris! You can see the video of our collaboration process here . MagicLining is part of the Vertigo Starts Residencies program.
See some news on our paper "Listening to a conversation with aggressive content expands the interpersonal space"
Reads the features in the magazines «Neuroscience news» (in English) and «Investigación y ciencia» (in Spanish).
A collaboration with Eleonora Vagnoni and Flavia Cardini.
Our new paper "Listening to a conversation with aggressive content expands the interpersonal space" is now out.
A collaboration with Eleonora Vagnoni and Flavia Cardini.
Enseñando al público nuestro trabajo sobre "caminar en grupo" en la Tate, Londres. Evento "IMPRESIONES SOBRE UNO MISMO". Muchísimas gracias a todos los visitantes que participaron en nuestro experimento!!
En colaboración con Merle Fairhurst, Peter Keller y Ophelia Deroy.
Patricia Rick, PhD student at Universidad Loyola Andalucía, has been awarded a SEPEX scholarship to help running and disseminating her studies in the context of MAGICSHOES
The title of the awarded project is: Psychological Factors Involved in Participation in Physical Activity in Physically Inactive Population and Contemplation of Technological Support in its Treatment.
The second annual meeting of MAGICSHOES took place! this time at two locations, London and Seville.
Very excited to see the fantastic FRINGE FIRST WINNER 2017 theatre piece, “The Shape of Pain”, Developed by Rachel Bagshaw and Chris Thorpe, at the China Plate Theatre, Battersea Arts Centre.
Our teamwas involved as academic advisors on the creative working process.
The new Wiley Handbook of Human Computer Interaction, to which we have contributed, is now online.
Check our chapter on «Principles for Designing Body-Centered Auditory Feedback» (Chapter 18)
See the summary of presentations of some of our team members at the World Usability Day in Tallinn, Estonia
Presentations by Aleksander Valjamae and Ana Tajadura from the MAGICSHOES project, as well as a great presentation by artist Kristi Kuusk leading the Magic Lining project
Check also the interviews from the three of us here:
Come and join our team at the World Usability Day in Tallinn, Estonia, on 10th November 2017
This 4 day event includes a full day of FREE conferences from 8 UX professionals on 10th of November. Three of the speakers will be members of the MAGICSHOES team.
Following the conference on the 11th and 12th, we are running the two-day workshop entitled Magic! in which we will explore ideas around the topics of MAGICSHOES and the project MagicLining, a collaborative project between MAGICSHOES and artist Kristi Kruuk.
Magic! Is a rapid prototyping exploratorium on the intersection between neuroscience research on mental body-representation, human-computer interaction and real-life applications.
Presenting MAGICSHOES at MARRES, (House for Contemporary Culture). A conversation with artist Paul Devens as part of Marres "Training the senses" series
Presenting the MAGICSHOES project at the Microsoft Faculty Summit 2017: The Edge of AI
You can watch all presentations here
Check our new paper on the potential of using sound to treat anomalous bodily experiences
Tajadura-Jiménez A, Cohen H and Bianchi-Berthouze N (2017) Bodily Sensory Inputs and Anomalous Bodily Experiences in Complex Regional Pain Syndrome: Evaluation of the Potential Effects of Sound Feedback. Front. Hum. Neurosci. 11:379.
VERTIGO STARTS call for artistic residences in the context of MAGICSHOES
25-5-2017 Presenting our white paper at the GETAMOVEON SYMPOSIUM – LONDON 2017
Paper title: «Going beyond motivation! A framework for design of body-aware technologies for supporting physical activity where mobility is restricted»
15-5-2017 Exciting work on "Skill Learning and Interactive Music Technology" will be presented and discussed at NIME2017. Come and join us!
Workshop co-organized by Baptiste Caramiaux, Frédéric Bevilacqua, Andrew McPherson, Marcelo M. Wanderley and Ana Tajadura-Jimenez. MAGICSHOES will be one of the projects presented.
26-4-2017 Magic Shoes, un proyecto para mejorar los estilos de vida inactivos a través del sonido
About our project (in Spanish)
20/21 Feb 2017 MAGICSHOES Kick-off meeting at Universidad Loyola Andalucía
Our fantastic team! On the front: Aneesha Singh, Mercedes Borda Más, Francisco Cuadrado, Nadia Bianchi-Berthouze, Aleksander Valjamae, Ana Tajadura-Jiménez. On the back: Frédéric Bevilacqua.
Our Magicshoes were at the Wellcome Collection as part of the event "In Pursuit of Pain".
Friday Late Spectacular: In Pursuit of Pain
Magicshoes were part of the "You Have Been Upgraded" event, at the London Science Museum
A festival of human enhancement (Photo by Temi Olugbade ©)