Empathic Methods: Using Inventive Social Science and Research-creation for designing new experiences

Classification of methods

Create

Research-creation

Things doing

Enlivening representations

  • The dubitative mood expresses doubt and uncertainty.
  • The presumptive mood similarly connotes doubt, but also curiosity, concern, ignorance, and wonder.
  • The hypothetical mood is an explorative tone that poses possible situations, events, or interpretations.
  • The desiderative mood expresses wishes and desires.
  • The volitive mood, which is similarly used to express wish and desire, as well as fear.

Playing with the Sensorium

Atmospheric Lights project

Thinking with care

Drawing things together (DTT) and Infrastructuring

Research In the Wild

Digital Mashups or interactive compositions

Collect

Ethnographic interviews and thick description

Go-alongs

Walk-along recordings with action cameras

Mapping workshops

In-situ walkthrough

Interaction sketches

Geographies of Rhythms

Listening to things

Analyse

Affective circulation

Atmospheric methods and attunements

  • In atmospheres: the implication is that we need to seek ways to understand what it means to be in and part of the process whereby the atmospheres we inhabit and help to configure are ongoingly emergent. (2018, 36).
  • Through atmospheres: the implication is that we need to attend to what thinking atmospherically draws into being or makes it possible to know.
  • About atmospheres: means investigating something in the past, even when it might be the quite immediate past (2018, 41).
Picture of atmospheric attunement at LlumBCN event — Feb 2018

Noticing, through interaction analysis

Shared analysis

Sharing experiences with digital mapping

Structures of feelings (SoF)

Modes of Orderings

Analysis of street crossing interaction

How to deal with methods

References

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HCI, STS, Urban Studies or something in between. @geoC_EU PhD Candidate at @geotecUJI. Sarcastic, Skeptic, almost an idiot. From Buenos Aires, living abroad.

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Manuel Portela

Manuel Portela

HCI, STS, Urban Studies or something in between. @geoC_EU PhD Candidate at @geotecUJI. Sarcastic, Skeptic, almost an idiot. From Buenos Aires, living abroad.

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