Inviting Animals as Players

Designing playful interactions to rethink our relationships with animals

Designing for Magellanic Penguins

Last week, 16 students of the MSc in Interaction Design at Malmö University spent one week on a design case that involved the design of playful artefacts for the Magellanic … Continue reading

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Designing with Ants: Some Reflections

In terms of PhD design work, 2016 was all about ants. It all started in January this year, when I convinced the department head that it was a good idea … Continue reading

October 17, 2016 · Leave a comment

The Playful Penguins of Long Beach, CA

Together with Stefano Gualeni, we took a road trip to the Aquarium of the Pacific in Long Beach (California) last weekend. As I shared in a previous blog post, the Magellanic penguins … Continue reading

July 18, 2016 · 2 Comments

Now Live: Escape Room Challenges with Ants

Update: after half a day of streaming, Twitch closed the stream as they don’t think it’s gaming content (I am working on trying to get this stream back on Twitch, … Continue reading

April 26, 2016 · 2 Comments

Animals & Playful Design

A Critical Animal Studies Blog Series (4/4) In the last three blog posts I discussed the term speciesism, the intersectionalities between speciesism and other forms of oppression, and the concept of animal … Continue reading

April 14, 2016 · Leave a comment

Animals & Agency

A Critical Animal Studies Blog Series (3/4) Last two blog posts I discussed the term speciesism and the intersectionalities between speciesism and other forms of oppression. In this post, I … Continue reading

April 3, 2016 · 1 Comment

Animals & Other Forms of Oppression

A Critical Animal Studies Blog Series (2/4) In my previous post I discussed the term speciesism and questioned what a non-speciesist approach in my research could mean. In this post … Continue reading

March 24, 2016 · 2 Comments