Travel Probes


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Project Description

Within the »Community Now?« project the first part of the student exchange took place end of February 2014 in which students from different disciplines of Berlin University of the Arts students travelled to Israel. For reflecting and capturing their experiences and unexpected insights during the rich journey we designed Cultural Probes. Those probes are especially developed for reflecting everyday behavior and the local uniquenesses in those two cultures and neighborhoods. The probes were also prepared for the Bezalel students who came to Berlin in June 2014. It should serve as basis for discussion.

The development of the method was realized within the bilateral Project »Community Now?«, funded by the German-Israeli Future Forum Foundation (DIZF).

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Publications

Gowrishankar, R., Bredies, K. & Ylirisku, S. (2017). A Strategy for Material-Specific e-Textile Interaction Design. In Smart Textiles Fundamentals, Design, and Interaction, S. Schneegass and O. Amft, Eds. Springer International Publishing.

Bieling, T., Martins, T. & Joost, G. (2014). A Tangible Interface for Information Exchange Addressing Deaf-Blind Users. In Universal Design 2014: Three Days of Creativity and Diversity: Proceedings of the International Conference on Universal Design, UD 2014 Lund, Sweden, June 16-18, 2014. 439(pp. ).

Hertrich, S. & Joost, G. (2010). AAA – Automated Anchoring Device.. Devices That Alter Perception in conjunction with ISMAR 2010.