Successfully reported this slideshow.
We use your LinkedIn profile and activity data to personalize ads and to show you more relevant ads. You can change your ad preferences anytime.

WUD 2011 - Bringing IT to life


Published on

Talk we had together with Marusa Novak at the World Usability Day 2011. Presenting our work bridging the gap between art, science, biology, technology...

Published in: Technology
  • Be the first to comment

WUD 2011 - Bringing IT to life

  1. 1. Bringing IT to lifeWhen art, plants andtechnology meet
  2. 2. 1_O-oo. World in danger!2_Making IT Human(e)3_Building the bridge4_Open-source, the way 5_Participatory Design & Co-creation 6_Case Study 7_Game Over
  3. 3. O-oo. World in danger!Electronic waste, pollution,toxification, over-consumption ...Sustainable, ethical design.Myth or reality?Captain Planet:“We must raise the global awareness!”
  4. 4. Makin IT Human(e)Human-centered, user-centered,goal-directed, activity-centered,user-friendly, user experience...designBeyond users, beyond the limits of UXSymbiosis between biologicaland electronic systems (?)
  5. 5. Building_the_bridgeUX designers as architects of changeUSER - IT - NATURE / IT - USER - NATUREPLANTS Vs. ZOMBIES IT orPLANTS + IT ?
  6. 6. Open-source: Art & ITOpen-source already embraced in ITTechnology as means, not as goalRise of Intermedia art and mixing ofdisciplinesThe process of joint creation becomesthe art work, the result
  7. 7. Participatory design andco-creation“New” users, new set of valuesCollective/shared intelligenceRise of user-generated contentDesign for user engagement, encourageparticipation,co-creation
  8. 8. Biomoddis an open source andco-created art project
  9. 9. Biomodd in Maribor & DelftNovember 2010, October 2011,10-14 days to ideate and assemble
  10. 10. I<3Plantsis a spin-off project afterthe end of Biomodd workshopAdopt a plant and develop itspersonality, online presenceRaise the awareness throughpersonal attachment
  11. 11. Tell a
  12. 12. _ResultsInterdsiciplinaryCross-generationalBuilt the users-IT-nature bridgeRaise the environmental awareness
  13. 13. Game Overor Game ON?Make IT more humaneMore engaged = more aware“Save a plant.Save the World.” :)
  14. 14. Get in touch!Damjan Obaldamjan@blok-blok.comMaruša