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The Body in Digital Fashion

Author: Carey Jewitt The last in a series of four MIDAS agenda setting workshops explored the body in digital fashion, organised and facilitated by Douglas Atkinson (MIDAS Partner) at the London College of Fashion (LCF). It was a packed day attended

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The Body in Digital Fashion

Author: Carey Jewitt The last in a series of four MIDAS agenda setting workshops explored the body in digital fashion, organised and facilitated by Douglas Atkinson (MIDAS Partner) at the London College of Fashion (LCF). It was a packed day attended

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Feedback on MIDAS Symposium and Performance

Author: Anna Xambó The MIDAS: Symposium and Performance event took place on 18th July 2014, led by Professor Sue Broadhurst. It was hosted by Brunel University, held in the nice and spacious Antonin Artaud Building AA001. This was the third MIDAS

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Feedback on MIDAS Symposium and Performance

Author: Anna Xambó The MIDAS: Symposium and Performance event took place on 18th July 2014, led by Professor Sue Broadhurst. It was hosted by Brunel University, held in the nice and spacious Antonin Artaud Building AA001. This was the third MIDAS

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MIDAS at NIME14

Author: Anna Xambó This month Anna from MIDAS went to the New Interfaces for Musical Expression 2014 (NIME14) conference (30 June – 4 July 2014) in Goldsmiths, University of London. A busy and amazing week with a showroom of the

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MIDAS at NIME14

Author: Anna Xambó This month Anna from MIDAS went to the New Interfaces for Musical Expression 2014 (NIME14) conference (30 June – 4 July 2014) in Goldsmiths, University of London. A busy and amazing week with a showroom of the

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Physical & digital play, developing games for hospitalised children

Authors: Caroline Claisse and Dylan Yamada-Rice In January 2014 I began a one year research project funded by the Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) to materialise ideas for the design a videogame for hospitalised children that takes account of their

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Physical & digital play, developing games for hospitalised children

Authors: Caroline Claisse and Dylan Yamada-Rice In January 2014 I began a one year research project funded by the Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) to materialise ideas for the design a videogame for hospitalised children that takes account of their

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Methods Exchange

Author: Carey Jewitt // MIDAS met up with colleagues from the Communicating chronic pain: Interdisciplinary methods for non-textual data based at LSE to share our research experiences. CCP and MIDAS are both Methodological Innovation Projects funded by NCRM. During our

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Methods Exchange

Author: Carey Jewitt // MIDAS met up with colleagues from the Communicating chronic pain: Interdisciplinary methods for non-textual data based at LSE to share our research experiences. CCP and MIDAS are both Methodological Innovation Projects funded by NCRM. During our

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MIDAS at CHI2014

Authors: Anna Xambó and Sara Price // This year, MIDAS has been to the CHI Conference (Computer Human Interaction) in Toronto, Canada. We were presenting the work in progress (WiP) paper Towards an integrated methodological framework for understanding embodiment in

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MIDAS at CHI2014

Authors: Anna Xambó and Sara Price // This year, MIDAS has been to the CHI Conference (Computer Human Interaction) in Toronto, Canada. We were presenting the work in progress (WiP) paper Towards an integrated methodological framework for understanding embodiment in

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Key words: similarities and differences

Author: Carey Jewitt // The first MIDAS Agenda Setting Workshop took place on 7th of February 2014. It brought together about 30 practitioners concerned with methods, the body, and technology from the arts and social sciences, including fashion, information experience

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Key words: similarities and differences

Author: Carey Jewitt // The first MIDAS Agenda Setting Workshop took place on 7th of February 2014. It brought together about 30 practitioners concerned with methods, the body, and technology from the arts and social sciences, including fashion, information experience

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Carey Jewitt taking digital fieldnotes at Wearable Futures 2013 in Ravensbourne.

Collaborative fieldnotes in digital ethnography

Authors: Carey Jewitt and Anna Xambó // MIDAS takes an ethnographic perspective to understand methods for researching embodiment in a range of digital arts and social sciences research sites. An ethnographic framework is used for three reasons: A detailed and

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Carey Jewitt taking digital fieldnotes at Wearable Futures 2013 in Ravensbourne.

Collaborative fieldnotes in digital ethnography

Authors: Carey Jewitt and Anna Xambó // MIDAS takes an ethnographic perspective to understand methods for researching embodiment in a range of digital arts and social sciences research sites. An ethnographic framework is used for three reasons: A detailed and

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Making a game of fashion consumption and social interaction

Author: Thomas Makryniotis // In role-playing computer games – titles such as the Final Fantasy series (Square Enix) and the Elder Scrolls series (Bethesda) – the avatar develops over time by means of power-ups and new items. These power-ups and items

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A screenshot of Thomas Makryniotis's fashion game.

Making a game of fashion consumption and social interaction

Author: Thomas Makryniotis // In role-playing computer games – titles such as the Final Fantasy series (Square Enix) and the Elder Scrolls series (Bethesda) – the avatar develops over time by means of power-ups and new items. These power-ups and items

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Multimodal Video Analysis: Exploring Gaze

Author: Mona Sakr // In our research as part of the embodiment strand of Multimodal Methods for Researching Digital Data and Environments (MODE), there is a particular focus on ‘reading’ the body – interpreting physical interaction – and understanding its

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MODE Project: Exploring historical place with mobile technologies

Multimodal Video Analysis: Exploring Gaze

Author: Mona Sakr // In our research as part of the embodiment strand of Multimodal Methods for Researching Digital Data and Environments (MODE), there is a particular focus on ‘reading’ the body – interpreting physical interaction – and understanding its

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How bodies matter: Metaphorical mappings and epistemic actions

Authors: Anna Xambó and Sara Price // Tangible interfaces bring together the physical and the digital: tangible objects are computationally enhanced, and are typically used to both control and represent digital data. In 2006, Klemmer, Hartmann & Takayama published the

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Two users using the Light table for scientific inquiry.

How bodies matter: Metaphorical mappings and epistemic actions

Authors: Anna Xambó and Sara Price // Tangible interfaces bring together the physical and the digital: tangible objects are computationally enhanced, and are typically used to both control and represent digital data. In 2006, Klemmer, Hartmann & Takayama published the

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The eyes are the window to the….. body?

Author: Kerry Hudson // Eye tracking can be a great research tool for understanding a wide range of behaviours across development. Improvements in eye tracking technology means we no longer need to rig-up participants in heavy head-mounted equipment and use

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The eyes are the window to the….. body?

Author: Kerry Hudson // Eye tracking can be a great research tool for understanding a wide range of behaviours across development. Improvements in eye tracking technology means we no longer need to rig-up participants in heavy head-mounted equipment and use

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Cultural probes in Experience Design

Authors: Elizabeth Raby, Caroline Claisse and Kevin Walker // Cultural probes, a design research method developed by Bill Gaver, Anthony Dunne and Elena Pacenti (see reference below), are bespoke objects designed by researchers for gathering data from unfamiliar participants or

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Cultural probes in Experience Design

Authors: Elizabeth Raby, Caroline Claisse and Kevin Walker // Cultural probes, a design research method developed by Bill Gaver, Anthony Dunne and Elena Pacenti (see reference below), are bespoke objects designed by researchers for gathering data from unfamiliar participants or

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Review of the book “Interacting: Art, Research and the Creative Practitioner”

Author: Anna Xambó // Candy, Linda, and Ernest Edmonds, eds. Interacting: Art, Research and the Creative Practitioner. Oxford: Libri, 2011. This book is a collection of essays written by creative practitioners and edited by Linda Candy and Ernest Edmonds. The

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Review of the book “Interacting: Art, Research and the Creative Practitioner”

Author: Anna Xambó // Candy, Linda, and Ernest Edmonds, eds. Interacting: Art, Research and the Creative Practitioner. Oxford: Libri, 2011. This book is a collection of essays written by creative practitioners and edited by Linda Candy and Ernest Edmonds. The

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Visual ethnography: Getting a sense of a place

Author: Anna Xambó // A little time ago, a speaker recommended a book to the audience during her talk. The book was passed around, and someone took a picture of it using his smartphone. Since then, when I want to

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Visual ethnography: Getting a sense of a place

Author: Anna Xambó // A little time ago, a speaker recommended a book to the audience during her talk. The book was passed around, and someone took a picture of it using his smartphone. Since then, when I want to

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Ethnographer’s digital tools for fieldwork: What to use?

Author: Anna Xambó // Soon I am going to start to do extensive fieldwork for the MIDAS project. Six different sites from the Digital Arts and the Social Sciences will be observed, including situations such as research seminars, lectures, workshops,

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Ethnographer’s digital tools for fieldwork: What to use?

Author: Anna Xambó // Soon I am going to start to do extensive fieldwork for the MIDAS project. Six different sites from the Digital Arts and the Social Sciences will be observed, including situations such as research seminars, lectures, workshops,

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