Playful Encounters with Animals

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

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 · 1 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 · 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