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Transmission in Motion

About Transmission in Motion

Transmission in Motion is a research initiative that brings researchers from across disciplines together with artists and other partners from outside the academy.

Moving images, motion capture, virtual mobility, mobile media, haptic interfaces, intelligent objects and robotics foreground the performativity of practices of transmission and the materiality of mediation. Technological developments reconfigure our senses, turn archives into ‘dynarchives,’ and set knowledge cultures in motion. Movement, motion, gesture and embodied interaction are also at the crux of new insights into practices of teaching and learning, health, and embodied cognition. This centrality of movement, motion and gesture opens up a transdisciplinary terrain for research and development, and new possibilities for cross-sector collaborations between the humanities, sciences and the arts, as well as with partners from within industry, care and education. This is the terrain of Transmission in Motion.