Making the Invisible Visible: Design to Support the Documentation of Participatory Arts Experiences

Hook, Jonathan, Clarke, Rachel, McCarthy, John, Anderson, Kate, Dudman, Jane and Wright, Peter (2015) Making the Invisible Visible: Design to Support the Documentation of Participatory Arts Experiences. In: CHI 2015 - 33rd Annual CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems, 18-23 April 2015, Seoul, Korea.

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We explore how digital technology might support the documentation of experiences of participatory arts engagement. During a fourteen session workshop series, we worked with artists, project managers, support workers and participants to explore the integration of digital media capture and presentation technologies into participatory arts workshops, and the implications that this would have for the experiences and practices of key stakeholders involved. We contribute insight into the social and practical challenges faced when using digital technology to create documentation of participatory arts. Our findings highlight the importance of situating documentation, sense making and re-telling of experiences in sensitive contexts such as participatory arts within the practices of skilled interpreters that are mindful of the complexities involved.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Uncontrolled Keywords: Action research; documentation; experience-centered design; participatory arts; socially engaged art
Subjects: G400 Computer Science
W200 Design studies
Department: Faculties > Arts, Design and Social Sciences > Design
Faculties > Arts, Design and Social Sciences > Social Sciences
Depositing User: Paul Burns
Date Deposited: 04 Mar 2019 14:59
Last Modified: 01 Aug 2021 12:45

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