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haptic HONGI: Reflections on Collaboration in the Transdisciplinary Creation of an AR Artwork

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This chapter explores the complexities of collaborative digital creation through haptic HONGI, an Augmented Reality (AR) project that is both transdisciplinary and intercultural in its conception. haptic HONGI aims to use contemporary digital technologies to bridge troubling intercultural relationships in Aotearoa New Zealand by creating a face-to-face tabletop encounter. The project both addresses the cultural divide between Māori and non- Māori in Aotearoa New Zealand, but also explores how the tension between artists and technologists can be overcome to create a transdisciplinary piece. In this chapter we describe the technology developed and reflect on lessons learned that could be useful for other teams creating transdisciplinary artwork using AR technologies.

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Gunn, M., Campbell, A., Billinghurst, M., Lawn, W., Sasikumar, P., Muthukumarana, S. (2023). haptic HONGI: Reflections on Collaboration in the Transdisciplinary Creation of an AR Artwork. In: Brooks, A.L. (eds) Creating Digitally. Intelligent Systems Reference Library, vol 241. Springer, Cham.

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