Mix and Match: Designing an Installation for Music Festivals Aiming to Increase Social Sustainability

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Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 10289)


This paper presents the design of Mix and Match, a music installation intended for music festivals that utilizes the users’ musical preference in order to create a collaborative experience that would also present the upcoming artists in the music scene. The design aimed at increasing social sustainability in music festivals, i.e. bridging social capital, while accounting for different user identities. This resulted in an inclusion of music of different genres that would be explored by all audiences. In conjunction with the festival liminoid structures, the collaborative aspect of the installation became a centerpiece of the design, as interaction between people, who have never met before, becomes common at music festivals.


Interactive Installation Music festivals Social sustainability Interactive sound 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Architecture Design and Media TechnologyAalborg UniversityCopenhagenDenmark

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