Project Proposal<br />Title: StalkerTheme: Body, Identity and SensorsProblem Identification:<br />Stalking is referring to unwanted, obsessive attention by individuals to others. Stalking behaviors are related to harassment and intimidation. These stalkers are trying to invade other people's privacy and it can be lead to another issue.Aim and Objectives:<br />- To let user experience the feeling of being stalked- To let people experience living in insecurity<br />
Motivation<br />In daily life, there is always someone who wants to know more about you and be over protective towards you. Sometimes, it can be a good thing knowing that there’s a person who cares about you but sometimes it can be misunderstood by some people. <br />While you are busy collecting information about someone, there is actually someone else who is doing the same thing to you. To have this kind of experience can be really interesting and scary at the same time.<br />Ideation and Concept<br />Create a room with a hidden camera at the back. A hole to peep, and a screen behind the hole. When the users peep into the hole, they will see themselves from back view.<br />
Research & analysis<br />Stalking<br />Stalking is an obsessive attention by individual to other person. It can also be defined as harassment. It may lead to something that is not good and fear the victim. Sometimes, there are also victims who do not even noticed that they are being stalked.<br />Moreover, the stalkers are actually those who are lonely which makes them want to try to get close with someone who has rejected them but the way they approach their victim is inappropriate. The stalker will do anything to get what they want and sometimes it can harm the victim. People who are stalking really need to be treated because obviously they have problem. They need to seek help from a psychologist.<br />
Research & analysis<br />Cyberstalking is basically stalking using technology. It can takes many forms, including:<br />-harassment, embarrassment and humiliation of the victim-emptying bank accounts or other economic control such as ruining the victim's credit score-harassing family, friends and employers to isolate the victim-scare tactics to instill fear and more.<br />To prevent yourself from becoming a victim of either stalking or cyber stalking, these are what you can do: • Don't give your real name, address or phone number to anyone through email or chat rooms• Don't disclose where you go to school, where you work or your income to anyone through email or chat rooms<br />• Don't give your marital status, occupation or ANY password (s) to anyone through email or chat rooms, including newsgroups<br />• Do not create an online biography of yourself<br />• Be mindful of any sort of online interactions, whether it is through emails, news groups, chat rooms or online conversations<br />http://www.news8austin.com/content/living/smart_living/275205/smart-living---hi-tech-abuse<br />http://womensissues.about.com/od/violenceagainstwomen/f/Cyberstalking.htm<br />
Contextual studies<br />Personal Context<br /><ul><li>Stalking behaviour creates a paranoid feeling which is not comfortable with the surrounding. The victims will feel insecurity and hard to trust anyone around them.
Experiencing the feeling of being stalked is personal. Some might like it and some people don’t. Be aware of the surrounding is very important. </li></ul>Social Context<br /><ul><li>As for social context the behaviour of a person is general. The society somehow will have the feeling to revenge, being obsessive and do any inappropriate behaviour. In stalking cases, the one who is in a relationship or used to be, is the majority. </li></ul>Cultural Context<br />- The trends and methods of stalking behaviour have become a culture. There are many methods to stalk that are used nowadays. Being stereotype is also a common attitude in the society.<br />
Final Synopsis<br /> Stalking is referring to unwanted, obsessive attention by individuals to others. Stalking behaviour is an issue where the stalkers are invading other people's privacy and it can lead to another matter.<br /> The aim of this project is to let user experience the feeling of being stalked and be the one who is stalking.While you are busy stalking someone, there is actually someone else who is doing the same thing to you as well.<br /> Users can peep into the peeping hole and a live visual of the user from the back view will be shown on the screen at the back of the seperator. Users will experience the feeling of being stalked while they are stalking.<br />