A l t a r N a t i o n
Changing Places of Meditation and Spirituality
John An, Jennifer Beaudin, Michelle Hlubinka, Emmanuel Munguia Tapia
Project Main Page (hosted by Michelle Hlubinka)
- includes a pdf of our paper and an image of our CHI poster.
Comments, questions, and concerns
- provided by our paper reviewers and visitors at CHI.
- the project served as a method of inquiry into the crossover of spirituality and technology.
Images, diagrams, and sketches
- from conceptualization to prototype installation.
Starfield Demo (Flash 5: 379KB)
- a representation of the star field. You can mouse over starts to hear the associated "prayers." Watch for examples of community members logging out and logging in.
Starfield and Altar Demo (Flash 5: 361KB)
- use the "match" to light the candle within the altar - the star field will appear on the right. You can mouse over stars to hear the associated "prayers."
Short video of AltarNation installation (RealPlayer, 10MB)
- footage of the AltarNation installation in December, 2001.
Would you like to continue the dialog? Write to us at
Page last updated December, 2002