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As Rao describes her caricature of an upside-down man, she comments, “We wanted to instill in the viewer an instinct to almost go and help or save the subject.” Aparna Rao and her collaborator Soren Pors are among the artists who are redefining the relationship between the artist, the viewer, and the artwork through interactive installations. Imagine you could create an interactive installation in your school or community. What would you design, and why? For inspiration, explore more interactive art. To get started:

TED talk “Golan Levin makes art that looks back at you” http://www.ted.com/talks/lang/en/golan_levin_ted2009.html

Noupe’s “15 Amazing Interactive Installations” http://www.noupe.com/inspiration/15-amazing-interactive-installations.html

Pors & Rao http://www.porsandrao.com/

TED Blog: Peek-a-boo! Fellows Friday with Aparna Rao (02/17/2012) http://blog.ted.com/2012/02/17/peek-a-boo-fellows-friday-with-aparna-rao/

Conde Nast Traveler: Six awesome interactive art exhibits (11/2011) http://www.cntraveler.com/daily-traveler/2011/11/Six-Awesome-Interactive-Art-Exhibits#slide=1

Prix Ars Electronica http://www.aec.at/prix_about_en.php

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