intimate distance

A zone of space—ranging from intimate contact to less than an arm’s length—in which people operate under specific social situations

intimate distance

Psychology A zone of space ranging from intimate contact to less than an arm's length in which people operate under specific social situations. See Proxemics. Cf Personal distance, Public distance, Social distance.
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SARA REES CardiffOculus Rex: Intimate Distance in an Age of Extended Visuality Rees' trans-disciplinary practice concerns the poetics and politics of space - investigating history, memory and consciousness in relation to place.
According to Dillon, relations between the metropole and the colonies depended on the establishing of intimate distance.
B) The intimate distance (Distant state, six to eighteen inches):
When Wright's daughter, Amanda, interacts with a lemur called Pale Male at an intimate distance of only one meter, we witness the exhilaration that can follow the hours of mind-numbing tracking and watching that the scientific team endures.
She expands this notion of intimate distance as she analyzes her own involvement as a United States citizen playing Bolivian music in Japan.
State Department posting there - "The Mirogoj Angel Photographic Series," striking pictures of statues of angels at a large memorial in Zagreb, Croatia's capital, and "In the Intimate Distance.
A significant finding regarding whether tutors intimate distance learners about their appointment, Mean=3.
For example, Hall writes that the Intimate distance may contain activities from comforting and protecting, and lovemaking, to close conversation with a personal friend.
In speech, intimate distance is realised by whispering of maximally soft voices.
This enables the viewer to experience a sense of strangeness or 'otherness' through the intimate distance that the videos allow between artist, viewer, and the activities taking place, where viewers become aware of their own and other bodies.
This self-monitoring process was characterized by the following set of perceived beliefs: the ability to see others in a clearer light; the ability to see themselves in a clearer light; and the ability to see the relationship between themselves and others as intimate distance.
Small wooden tables are set at an intimate distance from one another on two floors.