BIFEM – Never did I dare to tell you a thing- A piece of bespoke wearable Design

Credits: The featured image is part of the raw footage captured by Matthew McGuigan from Hospital Hill, and provided courtesy of the 2019 Bendigo International festival of Exploratory Music. www.bifem.com.au Promo video O que vos nunca cuidei a dizer (never did I dare to tell you one thing) is a gallery piece that touches on issues…

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VII Encuentro CTS – Llamado para envío de ponencias. Panel 14: Alteraciones de la Ciencia y la Tecnología por medio del Arte, la Arquitectura y el Diseño

Encargados: Claudio Celis Bueno (Universidad Academia de Humanismo Cristiano), Dusan Cotoras Straub (Universidad de Chile), Claudia Nuñez Pacheco (Universidad Austral de Chile), Joaquín Zerené Harcha (Universidad Austral de Chile) Contacto: claudiocelisbueno@gmail.com; dcotoras@gmail.com; cnunezpacheco@gmail.com; joaquinzerene@gmail.com Resumen: La comprensión de la técnica en la edad moderna se mantuvo reservada para el conjunto de disciplinas dedicadas al quehacer de la ingeniería.…

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TEI 2020 – Call for Studio/Workshop paper submissions

Studio and Workshop chairs If you have any questions about the Studios or Workshops, please contact the S/W chairs. Bert Bongers, University of Technology Sydney Claudia Nunez-Pacheco, Universidad Austral de Chile Kenny Chow, Hong Kong Polytechnic University The Studio and Workshop Chairs can be contacted by e-mail at studio_chairs@tei.acm.org. https://tei.acm.org/2020/participate/studios-and-workshops/ Important dates Submission deadline October 5,…

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Luthiers del SXXI – Project collaboration

I was invited to participate as a collaborator and academic for this project called Luthiers del SXXI, as part of the component of the subject Creative Coding, held at the Institute of Informatics at the Universidad Austral de Chile. This project, led by Teodoro Danneman had as the main goal to empathise with the need…

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Yo Invento Los Ríos

Yo Invento Los Ríos es una iniciativa dirigida por Claire Evans-Serandour, profesora de ciencias e idiomas de la Universidad Austral de Chile. Esta iniciativa se basa en el formato de concurso de ferias científicas, en donde se invita a estudiantes de educación básica de diversos colegios rurales de la Región de Los Ríos idear artefactos…

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Resumen – Participación en el workshop More-than-human design: making and unmaking design beyond the human. Diseño UC

Workshop organizado por Martín Tironi, Matías Valderrama, Pablo Hermansen, y Renato Bernasconi de la Escuela de Diseño UC. Este workshop contó con la participación de Laura Forlano, profesora asociada del Institute of Design del Illinois Institute of Technology. Abajo incluyo un pequeño extracto- resumen de mi participación. (…) La diseñadora Claudia Nuñez Pacheco (U. Austral) presentó su…

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Our new book: Design. Think. Make. Break. Repeat. BIS Publishers

Design. Think. Make. Break. Repeat. provides a comprehensive collection of 60 methods applicable to any design innovation project. This handbook provides a flexible, interactive learning resource for anyone interested in learning about design thinking methods and their use for product and service innovation. It includes easy-to-follow exercises for each method along with ready-to-use templates and…

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TEI 2017 Studio: ​The Body as a Source of Aesthetic Qualities for Design ​Explorations and techniques

As part of the outcomes of The Felt Sense Project, Lian Loke and I ran a studio on somatic-based exploration and techniques for interaction design. This workshop was intended to explore ways of unearthing aesthetic qualities from everyday experiences and to evaluate sensory information through the body. This studio was part of the TEI 2017…

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The Felt Sense Vest

The idea of crafting wearable technology for psychosomatic well-being was inspired from previous research studies indicating how the use of projective forms of art, touch and other physical interventions has a positive impact in the acknowledgement of the felt sense (Friedman 2004 and Rappaport 2008) as well as on relieving emotional blockages such as in…

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