Playful Encounters with Animals

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

What is the opposite of Speciesism?

The word ‘speciesism’ (pronounced species-ism), is still not a widely used term, but actually has been around since the 70s. When academics or animal activists mention this term it usually … Continue reading

August 29, 2019 · Leave a comment

Design and Care – Nordes Summer school

Last week I got the opportunity to participate in the Nordic Design Research (Nordes) Summer School, with this year’s theme: Design and Care (in connection to their 2019 Conference with … Continue reading

August 23, 2018 · Leave a comment

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 Malm√∂ University (10.15-12.00). I will … Continue reading

April 25, 2017 · 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

Virtual Reality: The Future for Chickens?

Imagine a farm in which the animals are living inside a shed but are tricked into thinking that they are roaming free. US company Second Lifestock is following the human … Continue reading

September 13, 2014 · 1 Comment

Felino – Videogame Playtesting with Cats

Finally the moment was there. After eight months of ¬†design and development on Sunday afternoons the Felino prototype was ready for serious playtesting. Of course we did some small qualitative … Continue reading

June 16, 2014 · 2 Comments