Playful Encounters with Animals

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

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

Frequently Asked Questions

During the last three months I got to travel quite a lot as part of my research. I visited three conferences (the Future and Reality of Gaming (FROG) Conference in Vienna … Continue reading

December 13, 2015 · 1 Comment

Prototyping Playful Technological Artefacts with Dogs

During this year we got the opportunity to work on several prototypes that invite playful interaction with dogs. To share our insights and encourage other people to make stuff for their own … Continue reading

August 20, 2015 · Leave a comment

One Thesis – Two New Iterative Design processes

One part of my final thesis project for the MSc in Interaction Design at Malmö University (Sweden) consists of a design process for two new prototypes. This time I aimed to … Continue reading

May 30, 2015 · Leave a comment

Penguins interacting with video games

Today I read on Polygon that the Aquarium of the Pacific in the U.S. started to use iPad games as a form of enrichment for their Magellanic penguins. In an … Continue reading

January 6, 2015 · 1 Comment