Supporting Community Participation in Interactive Exhibits

Taylor, Nick (2014) Supporting Community Participation in Interactive Exhibits. In: Proceedings of The International Symposium on Pervasive Displays - PerDis '14. ACM, New York, NY, pp. 74-79. ISBN 9781450329521

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We describe the Byker Lives Table, an interactive installation that aimed to support user-contributed content in an exhibition of community history around a landmark housing development. As both the history of the development and subsequent social problems in the area are contentious issues, we aimed to support discussion around content that might mean very different things to different people. Based on a yearlong deployment, we reflect on the exhibit in terms of its ability to support community participation, create dialogue representing multiple perspectives on the content and allow lightweight curation.

Item Type: Book Section
Uncontrolled Keywords: Community, heritage, history, museum, interactive surface, tabletop interface
Subjects: K400 Planning (Urban, Rural and Regional)
K900 Others in Architecture, Building and Planning
W200 Design studies
Department: Faculties > Arts, Design and Social Sciences > Design
Depositing User: Rachel Branson
Date Deposited: 09 Jun 2020 14:35
Last Modified: 31 Jul 2021 11:19

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