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      How Will We Breathe Tomorrow?

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      Politics of the Machines - Art and After (EVA Copenhagen)
      Digital arts and culture
      15 - 17 May 2018
      Fiction-driven Design Research, Perceptions of Air Quality, Citizen Participation


            This paper presents the concept of a fiction-driven workshop that was conducted using a process called D/A/R/E. The aim of this design-orientated approach is to address environmental issues with citizens and empower them in understanding digital technology concepts. Within the framework of an urban artist research and mediation project, a pilot study on the question ‘How will we breathe tomorrow?’ was devised. For this endeavour, participants were introduced to the subject of air quality and took part in the process of creating a personal data-based future artefact with sensor technology. In the spirit of Antony Dunne and Fiona Raby, these functional artefacts were used as tools to better comprehend the present and discuss a desirable future. Additionally, they were utilised to engage the broader public in environmental, digital, and ethical issues.


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            May 2018
            May 2018
            : 1-6
            [1 ] Hamburg University of Applied Sciences

            Berliner Tor 7

            20099 Hamburg, Germany
            © Broscheit et al. Published by BCS Learning and Development Ltd. Proceedings of EVA Copenhagen 2018, Denmark

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            Politics of the Machines - Art and After
            EVA Copenhagen
            Aalborg University, Copenhagen, Denmark
            15 - 17 May 2018
            Electronic Workshops in Computing (eWiC)
            Digital arts and culture

            1477-9358 BCS Learning & Development

            Self URI (article page): https://www.scienceopen.com/hosted-document?doi=10.14236/ewic/EVAC18.10
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            Electronic Workshops in Computing

            Applied computer science,Computer science,Security & Cryptology,Graphics & Multimedia design,General computer science,Human-computer-interaction
            Perceptions of Air Quality,Fiction-driven Design Research,Citizen Participation


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