Felino: The Philosophical Practice of Making an Interspecies Videogame
| Contributor(s):: Michelle Westerlaken, Stefano Gualeni
This paper describes the design process of an interspecies video game that has its foundations in the field of Animal-Computer Interaction (ACI), but is inspired by philosophical notions and approaches including Jos De Mul’s work on biohermeneutics (De Mul 2013), Pierce’s theory of...
Grounded Zoomorphism: An Evaluation Methodology for ACI Design
This paper proposes and evaluates a novel method for the analysis and the refinement of products and designs that participate in playful, digitally-mediated human-animal interactions. The proposed method relies on a Grounded Theory approach and aims at guiding design and research in the field...
METHODS FOR MULTISPECIES ANTHROPOLOGY: Thinking with Salmon Otoliths and Scales
| Contributor(s):: Swanson, Heather Anne
Art, Artistic Research, and the Animal Question
| Contributor(s):: Helena Pedersen
Recent developments in cultural studies and other areas of the humanities and social sciences point to an ‘animal turn’, an increasing interest in posthumanist, non-anthropocentric approaches toward exploring the multiple roles and meanings of animals in human lifeworlds. This paper...
Animal Ecologies: Laurie Spiegel's musical explorations of urban wildlife
| Contributor(s):: Feisst, Sabine
Human-animal studies in the field of the arts and humanities
| Contributor(s):: Linda Williams
Animals are our closest physical and cultural point of connection with the nonhuman world, and human-animal relations are much older than history itself, so it is hardly surprising that in all societies there has been a consistent interest in the meaning of human relations with animals. In...
Jan 13 2015
Minding Animals Conference 3