Located creation: opportunities for social innovation in digital media. Case Canal*temporal

Javier Aguirre Ramos, Felipe Cesar Londoño

Abstract


Digital systems, by incorporating geographical location, have led to artistic exploration creating a new category of digital art, called locative art. Canal * Temporal, a proposal by the Spanish artist Antoni Abad, motivated the community of displaced and demobilized people from the city of Manizales, to tell an unedited version of the Colombian armed conflict through locative media. Unfortunately, legal, technological and budget issues did not allow continuing the project. This article presents the results of the analysis to the project Canal*Temporal from a social innovation perspective and proposes alternatives, through design as a projective practice, enabling to continue the process started.


Keywords


Social innovation; locative art; locative media; mobile phone; geolocation; armed conflict; displaced; demobilized people.

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.18046/syt.v10i22.1287

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