Positive Design Manifesto – Pamela Pavliscak
March 21, 2016 § Leave a comment
Pamela Pavliscak, founder of Change Sciences is leading some fascinating work with purpose. Technology has been burdened with much of our 21st century misery, but with intention can be a force for positivity and happiness in deeper ways.
Transmediale 2016 / Reflections on Tech, Presence and Intimacy
February 25, 2016 § 1 Comment
Berliners told me it’s a highlight of the year so I stayed for Transmediale ‘the post-digital culture event’ held annually at the Haus der Kulturen der Welt.
The programme was not compatible with my simple 8-bit brain. Even the veterans I petitioned for guidance admitted to information overload, apt considering this year’s theme of anxiety. My final strategy was to neglect most lectures and prioritise hanging out, absorbing installations and workshopping. From these I’m teasing out one strand of interest but for more on the wider experience, read Renee Carmichael’s review.
A child understanding emotion
September 4, 2015 § Leave a comment
Soma}News – Issue 6
January 31, 2015 § Leave a comment
Soma-related emotion news from Nov/Dec 2014. Connections to art, tech, memory, smell, touch, memory, pain and more…
Soma}News – Issue 5
November 10, 2014 § Leave a comment
Soma-related emotion news from Sept/Oct 2014. Connections to art, tech, memory, smell, touch, memory, pain and more…
What I learnt at The School of Machines, Making and Make-believe
October 29, 2014 § 1 Comment
One month, 13 students, countless visiting artists and a huge array of creative coding. I was delighted to take the opportunity this July to take part in ‘Responsive Spaces’. The culmination was an interactive installation group show in a warehouse space in Urban Spree, Friedrichstein. Many thanks to Rachel Uwa, the brains behind the genius. Click on the image above to see the full PDF.
What are Emotions, Feelings and Sensations? Composite or Hierarchical models?
October 23, 2014 § 6 Comments
A visitor to this blog, Aghar just asked “I have this question: What is a feeling, emotion, and sensation? are they different things?”. Thanks for asking!
So I started reflecting visually…
October 1, 2014 § 2 Comments
Sonja Bäumel is a fashion designer based in Austria who collaborates with microbiologists to create stunning art. My favourite at the moment is the Human Petri Dish. Check out her bountiful site. You can also access a full paper she presented at Design4Health 2013 conference here.