These can change the users’ perception of the installation. When the user squeezes harder, the text changes, tied to the intensity of the squeezing. Further, it was to be in a different format from that which can be experienced by readers at home, in front of a PC, on a smartphone or a tablet. To our surprise, the visitors we observed and interviewed did not explicitly question nor, even when directly asked, reflect upon in which way the artworks were ‘served’ to them.
With Webstrates, users can actually add and remove instruments at run-time.