We use cookies on this site. By browsing our site you agree to our use of cookies. Close this message Find out more

Home > About us home > Exhibition Space > Digital Forest
More in this section Events

Digital Forest

Location
Exhibition Space Davison Building
Date(s)
23/04/2018 (09:00) - 14/07/2018 (17:00)
Contact
If you have any questions please email Harriet O'Neill or call +44 (0)1784 276267
Description
bird-on-branch

Digital Forest, a new installation by media artist Madi Boyd forms part of an ongoing collaboration between the artist and cognitive scientist Professor Polly Dalton.

Boyd’s multi-sensory moving image installation is informed by the latest attention research – in particular, the notion that the ‘soft fascination’ provided by natural environments can restore people’s mental resources, helping them to focus their attention.

Sculptural forms, tactile encounters and multiple projections, while not mimicking a forest directly, create a ‘natural’ environment within a constructed performative space.

In this way visitors to Digital Forest are not only offered a complex and compelling indoor experience but also one that engages attention in ways that are similar to natural environments, using light, sound, motion and texture. Indeed as well as being ‘art’ in its own right, the work will function as a research environment, hosting a series of scientific experiments to investigate the potential restorative effects of installation art.


   
 
 
 

Comment on this page

Did you find the information you were looking for? Is there a broken link or content that needs updating? Let us know so we can improve the page.

Note: If you need further information or have a question that cannot be satisfied by this page, please call our switchboard on +44 (0)1784 434455.

This window will close when you submit your comment.

Add Your Feedback
Close