Papers/Notes: Dance, Dust, and Drama: Designing Design
Monday, April 12
4:30 PM - 6:00 PM
Hand in Hand with the Material: Designing for Suppleness
Petra Sundström, Mobile Life @ Stockholm University, Sweden
Kristina Höök, Mobile Life @ Stockholm University, Sweden
Describes the complexity in designing for a supple interaction, involving users bodily and emotionally into a ?dance' with a system. Here with a special focus on material properties.
The case of the disappearing ox: seeing through digital images to an analysis of ancient texts
Grace De la Flor, Computing Laboratory, University of Oxford, UK
Paul Luff, Centre for Work, Interaction and Technology Department of Management, King's College , UK
Marina Jirotka, Oxford e-Research Centre, University of Oxford, UK
Ruth Kirkham, Humanities Division, University of Oxford, UK
John Pybus, Humanities Division, University of Oxford, UK
Annamaria Carusi, Oxford e-Research Centre, University of Oxford, UK
Drawing upon a video-based study of how classicists interpret fragmented and indistinct texts we discuss the consequences for systems designed to support research including image processing technologies and visualization techniques.
The Implications of Improvisational Acting and Role-Playing on Design Methodologies
Ben Medler, Georgia Institute of Technology, USA
Brian Magerko, Georgia Institute of Technology, USA
Describes how improvisational theatre and role-playing performance techniques work, how they have been used by designers and where the techniques differentiate from one another.
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