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What lines, rats, and sheep can tell us

Taylor, A. (2017). What lines, rats, and sheep can tell us. Design Issues, 33(3), pp. 25-36. doi: 10.1162/DESI_a_00449


In his 2015 Research Through Design provocation, Tim Ingold invites his audience to think with string, lines, and meshworks. In this article I use Ingold's concepts to explore an orientation to design—one that threads through both Ingold's ideas and Vinciane Despret's vivid and moving accounts of human-animal relations. This is a “thinking and doing” through design that seeks to be expansive to the capacities of humans and non-humans in relation to one another.

Publication Type: Article
Additional Information: © 2017 Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
Publisher Keywords: through design, processional, attunement, more-than-human
Departments: School of Science & Technology > Computer Science > Human Computer Interaction Design
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