Playful Encounters with Animals

Designing playful engagements with animals to find, imagine, or emphasize non-speciesist practices

Reflections on Zelda Breath of the Wild – Vegan Run

“Hi, my name is Link and I am a Hylian. I am also known as “The Hero of Time”. This is because I am the chosen one who explores the virtual world of the Zelda game series as a protagonist, while pursuing an important quest for justice and peace. I am also a vegan.

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Already Existing Traces of Non-Speciesism

As part of my PhD project, I started documenting encounters between humans and animals that I find inspiring for non-speciesist thinking. In a recent journal article on Imagining Non-Speciesism, I … Continue reading

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Representations of Dragons in Games

During my PhD exchange visit at the Hong Kong Polytechnic University School of Design, we organized the first GameAnimals seminar. On the day of the seminar, the 4th of October, the … Continue reading

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Breath of the Wild – Vegan Run

(this post contains minor spoilers of Nintendo’s Zelda – Breath of the Wild game) I find it seriously quite difficult to live a completely vegan life style in reality. Every meal … Continue reading

May 24, 2017 · 2 Comments

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May 17, 2017

25% PhD Seminar: Imagining Non-Speciesism

After a bit more than 1,5 years of PhD-ing, next week it’s time for my 25% seminar. It will take place on May 2nd at Malmö University (10.15-12.00). I will … Continue reading

April 25, 2017 · Leave a comment

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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