Vera Petukhova, MACP fellow, writes on the ergonomics of digital art display for PERFORMA Magazine
January 26, 2017
From Viewer to User: The Ergonomics of Digital Art Display
by Vera Petukhova
User Experience (UX) is an emerging field focusing on the nuances of human interactions with different software products. The goal of UX is to offer a seamless experience between the product and user, creating a sense that products are used in the most natural way. Here the consumer has evolved into the user, a term that holds a very specific role in tech-based economies. Initially powered, in part, by the tech world, the demand to tailor a product to one's experience now circles out beyond technology to include many levels of usability, including art.