Situated encounters with socially engaged art in community-based design

Clarke, Rachel, Briggs, Jo, Light, Ann and Wright, Peter (2016) Situated encounters with socially engaged art in community-based design. In: Proceedings of the 2016 ACM Conference on Designing Interactive Systems. 97814503-40311 . Association for Computing Machinery, New York, pp. 521-532.

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Abstract

With the increased relevance of digital technologies in civil life comes the challenge of how to design research for citizen engagement. Drawing from three reflexive case studies presenting socially engaged arts (SEA) projects, we describe how, as artists, collaborators and researchers, we engaged in socially inclusive community-based projects. We argue that our roles required us to be both flexible and to adopt critical openness in practices of collaborative social facilitation. We conclude with insights to inform community-based research and enable nurturing and inclusive engagement in research design for the exploration of near-future digital technologies.

Item Type: Book Section
Keywords: Socially Engaged Art; community-based design; participation; civic engagement; social change
Schools and Departments: School of Engineering and Informatics > Engineering and Design
School of Engineering and Informatics > Informatics
Subjects: N Fine Arts > NX Arts in general
T Technology
Depositing User: Ann Light
Date Deposited: 03 May 2016 08:58
Last Modified: 28 Feb 2017 10:49
URI: http://sro.sussex.ac.uk/id/eprint/60670

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