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Inscribing Bodies: Notating Gesture

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This paper focuses on methods of transcribing the functions and activities of gesture, with a specific focus on embodiment, or how the interrelated roles of environment and the body shape mental process and experience. Through a process of repeated experiments with our own custom open-source 3D printed sensors, we illuminate the complexities of tracking even a single point over time, and distinguish between casual gesture and choreographed motion.

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  • Gesture
  • Dance
  • Embodied cognition
  • Tool-making
  • Measurement
  • Expressivity

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Beattie, E., Schedel, M. (2018). Inscribing Bodies: Notating Gesture. In: Aramaki, M., Davies , M., Kronland-Martinet, R., Ystad, S. (eds) Music Technology with Swing. CMMR 2017. Lecture Notes in Computer Science(), vol 11265. Springer, Cham. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-01692-0_19

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