ISBN 9788188934140,Living Dying & Transformation In Banaras : The Corssing Project

Living Dying & Transformation In Banaras : The Corssing Project



Sharada Publishing House

Publication Year 2007

ISBN 9788188934140

ISBN-10 8188934143


Number of Pages 176 Pages
Language (English)

Essays & Travelogues

We present a vision of Indian creativity and interaction design, combining traditional and modern technology. As computing technology proliferates in the world, retaining identity becomes an important value in the new millennium. Hence, the time-tested visions of developing nations and ancient living cultures can shape the form of modern information technology. The Crossing Project is a pioneering effort brining together futuristic, mobile, multimedia technology and archetypal content. With respect to technology, it questions the very form of a computing system and the Graphical User Interface paradigm. The Crossing technology presents alternate paradigms of information access, integrating the hand and the body in the act of computer-based communication and learning. With respect to design, it incorporates the expressions of traditional arts and crafts in the design of expressive information delivery devices. It demonstrates alternative forms of information access in which technology surrenders to the human hand. The Crossing Project has re-created forms that capture a civilization???s primal symbols animated through embedded technology.