We came to understand ... ASMR as experiences of enchantment. We moved away from seeing ASMR media as a tool for tingles and toward an inspiring, aesthetic experience, and this enabled us to understand it as a powerful example of enchantment in action.
— Jolie Klefeker, "What HCI Can Learn from ASMR: Becoming Enchanted with the Mundane", remote presentation for the ACM CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems 2020 (ACM SIGCHI)
When hope for the shared local space falters, the surrounding perceptual environment begins to be bracketed off in favor of more full-scale media immersion. The center of attention can then shift to a more easily controlled and commodified virtual enclosure.
— Paul Roquet, "In the Mood: Toward the full commodification of ambience" (April 26, 2021)
The way that I was making art before I knew it was art, it was like making homes—just trying to find home.