Playful Encounters with Animals

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

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 · 3 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 · 3 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

Animals & Us

A Critical Animal Studies Blog Series (1/4) This semester I am following a course called Critical Animal Studies at Lund University. In this course, we discuss the topic of animals … Continue reading

March 18, 2016 · 5 Comments

Playful Encounters with Ants

How would you describe your relationship with insects? Specifically with ants? As humans we usually don’t relate to the kinds of animals we don’t recognize ourselves in such as snails, … Continue reading

March 7, 2016 · 3 Comments