Embodiment in interactive installations: results from a systematic literature review


Ubiquitous and pervasive technologies, alongside the expanding role of the computer in our lives, present new dimensions to the concept of embodiment within the Human-Computer Interaction (HCI) field. Interactive installations, in particular, afford the technological and conceptual exploration of embodiment due to a high degree of creative freedom and more open objectives, making it a promising context to be investigated. In this paper, we present a systematic literature review on approaches to embodiment in the context of interactive installations. We searched four major digital libraries and screened a total of 3245 studies following a protocol described in the paper. The final selection consists of 67 entries. Our analysis shows a multitude of theoretical and practical approaches to embodiment in interactive installations, but also significant compatibility and combined use. We present detailed summaries of and discussion on how embodiment is conceptualized, put into practice, and what technologies are involved, revealing new perspectives and possibilities for investigating embodiment in HCI.
Palavras-chave: Embodiment, Embodied Cognition, Embodied Interaction, Interactive Installations, Systematic Literature Review


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DUARTE, Emanuel Felipe; MÉNDEZ MENDOZA, Yusseli Lizeth; NOBRE DE QUEIROZ, Maria Jêsca; BARANAUSKAS, M. Cecília C.. Embodiment in interactive installations: results from a systematic literature review. In: SIMPÓSIO BRASILEIRO SOBRE FATORES HUMANOS EM SISTEMAS COMPUTACIONAIS (IHC), 21. , 2022, Diamantina. Anais [...]. Porto Alegre: Sociedade Brasileira de Computação, 2022 .