NordiCHI 2022 Workshop: Exploring and Materialising Bodily Experiences of Security through Lenses of Feminist HCI Practices

8th October 2022 9.00-17.00Website: https://sites.google.com/view/bodily-experience/home About the Workshop In public spaces, such as urban areas and public transportation, people may experience feelings of insecurity, for example, regarding lack of security and fear of possible criminal intentions from others, which can lead to physical discomfort and (feelings of) unease. In this one-day workshop at the NordiCHI…

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CHI 2022 presentation: Focusing for Interaction Design

Attending to the challenges of describing first-person experience, this article illustrates different uses of the Focusing method in interaction design and HCI, offering a systematic way of accessing the subtle qualities of lived experiences for design use. In this approach, the implicit bodily knowledge -or felt sense- becomes the material capture of aesthetic experiences used…

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Special Issue: Design and Somatic Sensibilities

Guest edited by Claudia Núñez-Pacheco, Marianela Ciolfi Felice, and Vasiliki Tsaknaki, this issue explores the sensory and material experiences of designers, who work with design methods that foreground somatic modes of inquiry and show how these changes could open a door for new opportunities to emphasize the importance of embodied and somatic practices in design…

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Being a Foreigner: Taking Lessons of Estrangement for Design

About this event This Moment is intended as a creative instance for designers to reflect on what it means to be a foreigner in a globalised world and how creative lessons of foreignness could potentially shape us as designers. The Moment has been structured as follows: 1. Introduction to the Moment 2. Participants’ brief introductions:…

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Editorial board- Journal DISEÑA

I am happy to announce that I have been invited to be part of the editorial team of the Journal Diseña. This journal specialises in design studies from a highly transdisciplinary perspective, offering articles that follow a rigorous selection process and beautiful printed editions that make justice to its designerly spirit. Read the previous editions…

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TEI 2021 STUDIO

Tangible Body Maps of Felt Sensing Experience14th and 19th February Location: Zoom [TBC]Registration: https://tei.acm.org/2021/ Introduction This studio offers an exploration of a series of research methods grounded in first-person and second-person perspectives, including an open-ended use of readily available materials. Tangible Body Maps -this is, the combination of body maps, tangible materiality and methods – will be…

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“Experience through making, experience of being”. Talk in the Design Lab at USYD

In this talk where I had the pleasure to return to the Design Lab at USYD, I discussed some of the challenges of introducing somatic education and interaction design research and practice into traditional design pedagogy. It also presents some preliminary observations on my research study involving the new media piece Pulsante and its process of user…

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Pulsante – Expliciting the inner rhythms

Aiming to articulate a dialogue between science and artistic research, Pulsating is an art installation that aims to spark curiosity in the audience, in particular the relationship between their inner rhythms and aesthetic experiencing. More information of the project coming soon. TeamClaudia Núñez Pacheco – Art, concept. Project directorJorge Olivares Retamal – Artistic collaboratorAna María…

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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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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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