Imagining Multispecies Worlds

Designing 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

The First International Congress on Animal Human Computer Interaction

On the 11th of November, the Advanced Computer Entertainment (ACE’14) Conference took place in Funchal (Madeira) hosting the first international conference on Animal Computer Interaction (ACI). Unlike previous ACI gatherings,┬áthis … Continue reading

November 19, 2014 · Leave a comment

Digitally mediated human-animal interaction with Sphero

I recently discovered a nice playful example of an artefact that could function as a digital mediator between human-animal interaction: Sphero. A durable robotic ball that you can control from … Continue reading

January 20, 2013 · Leave a comment

Inter-Species Play

One of the main elements I established in my research so far is that many animals (including humans) play. I emphasized that this is always a free and voluntary activity … Continue reading

November 3, 2012 · Leave a comment

Human-Animal Interaction Through the Internet

This video on the CNN website shows how the website visitors of a Californian animal shelter can remotely interact with kittens through the internet. The application allows its users to … Continue reading

September 10, 2012 · Leave a comment

Welcome

I created this blog to provide you, the (hopefully) interested reader, with more insights on the research project I’m working on in the area of technologically mediated animal interaction. More … Continue reading

June 27, 2012 · Leave a comment