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The Art and Craftivism of Exhibiting Species and Habitat Loss in Natural History Museums

Sarah Wade
2022 Museum & Society  
and public engagement events.  ...  This article examines a subset of this wider field of curatorial activity by considering how contemporary handicrafts including knitting and crochet have been displayed to engage visitors with species  ...  For instance, in 2010 the Natural History Museum, London, invited Stitch London to facilitate an event as part of the public engagement programme to accompany the touring exhibition The Deep Sea (2010)  ... 
doi:10.29311/mas.v20i1.3799 fatcat:c5ayq3qn6vdbvlulq3rpjqa2la

Creating the spectacle

Steve Benford, Irma Lindt, Andy Crabtree, Martin Flintham, Chris Greenhalgh, Boriana Koleva, Matt Adams, Nick Tandavanitj, Ju Row Farr, Gabriella Giannachi
2011 ACM Transactions on Computer-Human Interaction  
Our findings shed light on discussions within HCI concerning interaction with tangible and tabletop displays, spectator interfaces, ecologies of displays, and trajectories through cultural experiences.  ...  We consider how the artists worked with a multi-scale notion of interactional trajectory that combined trajectories through individual displays, trajectories through a local ecology of displays, and trajectories  ...  interact with various public displays inside the museum in order to reveal further information.  ... 
doi:10.1145/1993060.1993061 fatcat:ojitdemuhjafrkivteqaqw3y74

Sex & Bugs & Rock 'n Roll – getting creative about public engagement

Emma J. Sayer, Helen C. Featherstone, William D. Gosling
2014 Trends in Ecology & Evolution  
Acknowledgments Sex & Bugs & Rock 'n Roll was funded and supported by the British Ecological Society, to whom we are very grateful, with in-kind support TRENDS in Ecology & Evolution  ...  public with ecology at music festivals.  ...  Public engagement with ecology and evolution Public Engagement (PE) is an umbrella term, which covers a wide variety of activities serving many different agendas.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.tree.2013.12.008 pmid:24388288 fatcat:y2na5m6in5cr3n5edtkjowath4

Collocated Interaction: New Challenges in 'Same Time, Same Place' Research

Joel Fischer, Martin Porcheron, Andrés Lucero, Aaron Quigley, Stacey Scott, Luigina Ciolfi, John Rooksby, Nemanja Memarovic
2016 Proceedings of the 19th ACM Conference on Computer Supported Cooperative Work and Social Computing Companion - CSCW '16 Companion  
Yet, new challenges abound as people wear and carry more devices than ever, creating fragmented device ecologies at work, and changing the ways we socialise with each other.  ...  In this workshop we seek to start a dialogue to look back as well as forward, review best practices, discuss and design paper-prototypes using the collocated design framework, to consider how we might  ...  For collaborative teamwork settings, these ecologies can fragment team and task awareness [22] ; research points to the importance that personal displays are complemented with shared displays that provide  ... 
doi:10.1145/2818052.2855522 dblp:conf/cscw/FischerPLQSCRM16 fatcat:scfnfvvtgvap3csclkxb37ygnu

Mind the Gut—displaying microbiome research through artistic collaboration

Adam Bencard, Louise Emma Whiteley
2018 Microbial Ecology in Health and Disease  
The exhibition brings together the long history of attempts to understand and intervene in the relationship between mind and gut, between emotions and digestion with cutting-edge biomedical research, and  ...  Ultimately, Mind the Gut is created to be a public space that encourages reflection and curiosity, by showing how biomedicine fits into social, cultural, historical, and directly personal contexts.  ...  Mind the Gut was thus set up as a science communication experiment in how to use the exhibition medium to display, investigate, and invite audiences to engage in GBM interaction research as process, and  ... 
doi:10.1080/16512235.2018.1555433 pmid:30651726 pmcid:PMC6327922 fatcat:x3oar75xireafkk4nqwmqwmtnu

Physical, Psychological and Emotional Benefits of Green Physical Activity: An Ecological Dynamics Perspective

Hsiao-Pu Yeh, Joseph Antony Stone, Sarah May Churchill, Jonathan Stephen Wheat, Eric Brymer, Keith Davids
2015 Sports Medicine  
Our theoretical analysis suggests there are three distinct levels of engagement in green physical activity, with each level reported to have a positive effect on human behaviours.  ...  Here we propose an ecological dynamics rationale to explain how and why green physical activity might influence health and wellbeing of different population groups.  ...  engagement with natural environments, e.g. gardening and walking in a park to recuperate from work.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s40279-015-0374-z pmid:26330207 fatcat:bwlfiy7xi5hrjdu5pl4llmilsq

Urban Ecologies and Social Practice Art

2014 Resilience: A Journal of the Environmental Humanities  
As collectives like the la Urban Rangers and EcoArtTech also cross boundaries of art, activism, and academe, social practice further invites environmental humanists to articulate the public engagements  ...  The varied projects that fall under the heading of social practice invite environmental humanities scholars to tune in and take note.  ... 
doi:10.5250/resilience.1.1.24 fatcat:4mqwrgf7ofdbnkhujxhfqktlme

Undergraduate Research as a High‐impact Practice for Engaging Students of Color in Ecology

Mai M. Awad, Mark A. Brown
2021 Bulletin of the Ecological Society of America  
Starting as early as freshman year, the office invites undergraduates to participate in faculty-mentored research, presents students with the benefits of undergraduate research, and works with students  ...  The current project for this cohort of 15 students (ranging from freshman to seniors) involves a cross-disciplinary study that spans ecological health, animal health, and public health.  ... 
doi:10.1002/bes2.1816 fatcat:zwpjw5kc3rhenlhpsrjwomeg4u

Commentary: rethinking iteratively (from Australia)

Joan Leach
2022 JCOM: Journal of Science Communication  
The invitation to ReThink science engagement is irresistible and timely. And that rethinking will be informed by the location in which its done.  ...  , and science communication for the public good.  ...  We hope to complement the work that the ReThink team has done on individual repertoires and openness in science engagement with an approach that defines the public good ends of science engagement and links  ... 
doi:10.22323/2.21040302 fatcat:5iv57j6smngejjkdpwhnucpite

Applying Sensemaking in a Mobile Learning Scenario

Gustavo Zurita, Nelson Baloian, Pedro Antunes, Felipe Baytelman
2007 European Conference on Technology Enhanced Learning  
We call this "mobile sensemaking" and is based on people engaged in multiple parallel, rapid and ad-hoc interactions, rather than structured decision processes.  ...  In this work, a new type of collaborative learning activity is proposed in order to enable students to explore and understand information in highly mobile situations.  ...  By doing this, topic label will be relocated in the center of the screen, showing its links to documents of both students. Engagement invitation.  ... 
dblp:conf/ectel/ZuritaBAB07 fatcat:khanzoam5nhezhalauqrgtm2xq

'Collaborative engagement for sustainability in the Asia Pacific region'

Jem Bendell, Eva Collins, Juliet Roper
2009 Business Strategy and the Environment  
Call for Contributions: We invite interdisciplinary papers on the topic of 'Collaborative engagement for sustainability in the Asia Pacifi c region'.  ...  and how their performance could be improved. • The role of government and public policy in shaping business involvement in strategic alliances with the private sector and civil society across Asia Pacifi  ... 
doi:10.1002/bse.659 fatcat:nd3nietgmndvxc4y2pz4sy4h44

Displaying Values, Scripting Stories: Writing Narratives of Environment Citizenship through Permanent Educational Exhibits at Local Nature Preserves

Rebecca Anne Johns, Rachelle Pontes
2020 Museum & Society  
We identify messages that use emotional engagement to encourage visitors to become active citizens on behalf of nature and humans; and to ultimately engage in sustainable actions to solve environmental  ...  Preserve displays typically include collections of objects from within the park's boundaries, i.e., bones, shells, rocks, skeletons, feathers, pelts, cones, etc., in addition to manufactured displays presenting  ...  While humans are clearly present as members of the local ecology in the three park exhibits, the displays fall short of engaging with more complex notions of human entanglement with non-human nature.  ... 
doi:10.29311/mas.v18i4.3225 fatcat:yjdteheyojhvpl6lcmddbkdlyu

Exploring a sustainable and public information ecology

Brian J. McNely
2010 Proceedings of the 28th ACM International Conference on Design of Communication - SIGDOC '10  
information ecology: those driven by the organization to maintain and publicize a coherent organizational identity narrative, and those driven by conference participants that sometimes diverge from that  ...  This article explores the design and execution of an intentionally public information ecology by focusing on three of the primary communication activities (blogging, videos, and microblogging) taking place  ...  They also saw digital (social) media platforms as providing an opportunity to more effectively engage individuals not currently involved with the organization.  ... 
doi:10.1145/1878450.1878468 dblp:conf/sigdoc/McNely10 fatcat:rwolpc6exbd6bb54ei63pjj34a

Community-Based Museum Ecologies: Public Doors and Windows and Les Nouveaux Commanditaires ('The New Patrons')

Mark W. Rectanus
2019 Museum & Society  
These museum ecologies also contribute to discourses on the participatory museum and intersect with experiments in community engagement and social practice.  ...  This article will examine two initiatives, Public Doors and Windows (PDW) and Les Nouveaux Commanditaires (NC) ('The New Patrons') that reflect a diverse range of practices that contribute to, or create  ...  Boast also alludes to ownership, noting that 'museums [must] to learn to let go of their resources, even at times of the objects, for the benefit and use of communities and agendas far beyond its knowledge  ... 
doi:10.29311/mas.v17i2.2751 fatcat:6dliffocmzcjjk3meg53k6xzoy

AweWonderExcitement [chapter]

Kerry Morrison, Helmut Lemke
2021 Mosquitopia  
evenings to an arresting creature, more breath-taking than blood-taking, and a creature worthy of the appreciation of a public venturing out of doors.  ...  In 2017, we, as a collaborative partnership, were selected from an open call to artists to be a part of the WetlandLIFE research project, a three-year, UK research initiative within the Valuing Nature  ...  interaction: art that is ecologically and socially engaged.  ... 
doi:10.4324/9781003056034-13 fatcat:ee3r3tikkjhlza3tlc4df5x7ae
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