The Objects of Design and Social Science

Seminar 6 - Wednesday March 10th from 4-6pm

Kat Jungnickel, Jennifer Gabrys and Joe Malia

The last seminar in the 2009/2010 series and featured contributions from Kat Jungnickel, Jennifer Gabrys and Joe Malia. Here we brought together a range of objects that relate to the theme of the seminar series, which is the shared Objects of Design and Social Science.

Kat spoke about an exhibition of her PhD work, that "explored the innovative practices of suburban technology (wifi and bike) makers operating on the fringes of established centres of innovation". Jennifer's object was dirt, a "mutable, fuzzy and messy object", and Joe started with a project using beads, that has been recently developed into an interdisciplinary research project.

You can download audio files of Kat's and Jennifer's presentations (these are MPEG-4 format), unfortunately the recording of Joe's presentation was lost during a laptop switch.

Kat Jungnickel above: Kat Jungnickel

room view above: A view of the Interaction Research Studio

Jennifer Gabrys above: Jennifer Gabrys

Joe Malia above: Joe Malia

Organised by the Interaction Research Studio, Department of Design and the Centre for the Study of Invention and Social Process, Department of Sociology

Page by Tobie Kerridge with photos from Alex Wilkie, 11/03/10

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