working bibliography

This is a curated space for me to share the work of others that I've found particularly relevant to my own research. It is an ongoing work in progress, and I am always interested in suggestions. If you think I should know about something, please share it with me.


dance and Somatic Approaches to Technology Design

Rajko, Jessica, et al. "Touching Data Through Personal Devices: Engaging Somatic Practice and Haptic Design in Felt Experiences of Personal Data." Proceedings of the 3rd International Symposium on Movement and Computing. ACM, 2016.

Naccarato, Teoma J., and John MacCallum. "Critical Appropriations of Biosensors in Artistic Practice." Proceedings of the 4th International Conference on Movement Computing. ACM, 2017.

Naccarato, Teoma Jackson, and John MacCallum. "From representation to relationality: Bodies, biosensors and mediated environments." Journal of Dance & Somatic Practices 8.1 (2016): 57-72.

Sun, Prophecy, et al. "spaceDisplaced: Investigating Presence Through Mediated Participatory Environments." Proceedings of the 3rd International Symposium on Movement and Computing. ACM, 2016.

Höök, Kristina, et al. "Cover story somaesthetic design." interactions 22.4 (2015): 26-33.

Fuchs, Thomas, and Sabine C. Koch. "Embodied affectivity: on moving and being moved." Frontiers in psychology 5 (2014).

Kozel, Susan. "18 Sinews of Ubiquity: A Corporeal Ethics for Ubiquitous Computing." Throughout: Art and Culture Emerging with Ubiquitous Computing (2013): 337.

Gonzalez, Berto, Erin Carroll, and Celine Latulipe. "Dance-inspired technology, technology-inspired dance." Proceedings of the 7th Nordic Conference on Human-Computer Interaction: Making Sense Through Design. ACM, 2012.

Schiphorst, Thecla. "Self-evidence: applying somatic connoisseurship to experience design." CHI'11 extended abstracts on human factors in computing systems. ACM, 2011.

Loke, Lian, and Toni Robertson. "Studies of dancers: Moving from experience to interaction design." International Journal of Design 4.2 (2010).

Schiphorst, Thecla. "Body matters: The palpability of invisible computing." Leonardo 42.3 (2009): 225-230.

Schiphorst, Thecia Henrietta Helena Maria. "The varieties of user experience bridging embodied methodologies from somatics and performance to human computer interaction." (2009).

Kozel, Susan. Closer: performance, technologies, phenomenology. MIT Press, 2007.

Schiphorst, Thecla. "Really, really small: the palpability of the invisible." Proceedings of the 6th ACM SIGCHI conference on Creativity & cognition. ACM, 2007.

Aylward, Ryan, S. Daniel Lovell, and Joseph A. Paradiso. "A compact, wireless, wearable sensor network for interactive dance ensembles." Wearable and Implantable Body Sensor Networks, 2006. BSN 2006. International Workshop on. IEEE, 2006.

Schiphorst, Thecla, and Kristina Andersen. "Between bodies: Using experience modeling to create gestural protocols for physiological data transfer." (2004): 1-8.

Johnson, Don, ed. Bone, breath & gesture: Practices of embodiment. Vol. 1. North Atlantic Books, 1995.

Bond, Karen, and Andrew Morrish. "Green Mill Dance Project: Is Technology the Future for Dance?." Dance Research Journal (1995): 50-52.


HCI Design and Wearable Technology Design

Ryan, Susan Elizabeth. Garments of paradise: wearable discourse in the digital age. MIT Press, 2014.

Pallasmaa, Juhani. The eyes of the skin: architecture and the senses. John Wiley & Sons, 2012.

Klemmer, Scott R., Björn Hartmann, and Leila Takayama. "How bodies matter: five themes for interaction design." Proceedings of the 6th conference on Designing Interactive systems. ACM, 2006.

Dourish, Paul. Where the action is: the foundations of embodied interaction. MIT press, 2004.

O'Sullivan, Dan, and Tom Igoe. Physical computing: sensing and controlling the physical world with computers. Course Technology Press, 2004.

Sengers, Phoebe. "The engineering of experience." Funology. Springer Netherlands, 2003. 19-29.

Buchenau, Marion, and Jane Fulton Suri. "Experience prototyping." Proceedings of the 3rd conference on Designing interactive systems: processes, practices, methods, and techniques. ACM, 2000.

Kobakant DIY Tutorials:

Hannah Perner Wilson's Instructables Page:





Wearable Technology and Big Data Critique

Crasta, Ranjan. "What happens when men design tech for women? These 5 utterly daft devices." Catch News (2017).

Wernimont, Jacqueline. "What Wearable Manufacturers Think Women Want." Slate (2016).

Oremus, Will. "Terrifyingly Convenient." Slate (2016).

Xaxa, Abhay F. "I Am Not Your Data." (2016).

Hill, Kashmir. "How this company tracked 16,000 Iowa caucus-goers via their phones" Splinter (2016).

Maughan, Tim. "Would You Let An Algorithm Manage Your Relationships?" BBC News (2016).

Boyd, Danah. "Be Careful What You Code For." Points (2016).

Weigel, Moira. "‘Fitbit for your period’: the rise of fertility tracking" The Guardian (2016).

"Racist Algorithms and Learned Helplessness." Algorithmic Fairness (2016).

Fung, Brian. "The big data of bad driving, and how insurers plan to track your every turn." The Washington Post (2016).

Ball, Patrick. "Digital Echoes: Understanding Patterns of Mass Violence with Data and Statistics" Open Society Foundations (2015).

Weigel, Moira. "Fitted." The New Inquiry (2015).

Duus R. and Cooray, M. "Wearable Fitness Trackers: The Dark Side." Independent (2015).

Finley, Taryn. "Siri’s Definition Of ‘Bitch’ Is Beyond Offensive." Huffpost (2015).

Kirchner, Lauren. "When Discrimination Is Baked Into Algorithms." The Atlantic (2015).

"DIVORCE YOUR METADATA: A conversation between Laura Poitras and Kate Crawford." (2015).

Bernard, Tara Siegel. "Giving out private data for discount in insurance." The New York Times (2015).

Watson, Sara. "Stepping Down: Rethinking the Fitness Tracker." The Atlantic (2014).

Eveleth, Rose. "How Self-Tracking Apps Exclude Women" The Atlantic (2014).

Pearce, Matt. "Dad gets OfficeMax mail addressed 'Daughter Killed in Car Crash'." Los Angeles Times (2014).

Olson, Parmy. "Wearable tech is plugging into health insurance." Forbes 19 (2014): 2014.

Brain, T. and S. Mattu. (2015) Unfit Bits, retrieved from

Joy, Erika. "The ugly everyday racism inside tech’s diversity problem." The Daily Dot (2014).

Viseu, Ana Araújo Barros. Augmented bodies: The visions and realities of wearable computers. University of Toronto, 2005.


Touch, Tactility, Haptics, and Ocularcentric Critique

Paterson, Mark. "On haptic media and the possibilities of a more inclusive interactivity." New Media & Society, 2017.

Djajadiningrat, Tom, Ben Matthews, and Marcelle Stienstra. "Easy doesn’t do it: skill and expression in tangible aesthetics." Personal and Ubiquitous Computing 11.8 (2007): 657-676.

Pallasmaa, Juhani. The eyes of the skin: architecture and the senses. John Wiley & Sons, 2012.

Paterson, Mark. The senses of touch: Haptics, affects and technologies. Berg, 2007.

Classen, Constance, ed. The book of touch. Berg Publishers, 2005.

Ingold, Tim. The perception of the environment: essays on livelihood, dwelling and skill. Psychology Press, 2000.

Jay, Martin. Downcast eyes: The denigration of vision in twentieth-century French thought. Univ of California Press, 1993.

Levin, David Michael, ed. Modernity and the Hegemony of Vision. Univ of California Press, 1993.

Jay, Martin. "The rise of hermeneutics and the crisis of ocularcentrism." Poetics Today 9.2 (1988): 307-326.

Gibson, James Jerome. "The senses considered as perceptual systems." (1966).


intersectional feminism, Decolonization, and Embodied Critique

Hozumi, Tada. “Why white people can’t dance: they’re traumatized.” SelfishActivist, June 11, 2017. Accessed July 19 2017.

Carastathis, Anna. "The concept of intersectionality in feminist theory." Philosophy Compass 9.5 (2014): 304-314.

Smith, Linda Tuhiwai. Decolonizing methodologies: Research and indigenous peoples. Zed Books Ltd., 2013.

Cho, Sumi, Kimberlé Williams Crenshaw, and Leslie McCall. "Toward a field of intersectionality studies: Theory, applications, and praxis." Signs: Journal of Women in Culture and Society 38.4 (2013): 785-810.

Kerr-Berry, Julie A. "Dance education in an era of racial backlash: Moving forward as we step backwards." Journal of Dance Education 12.2 (2012): 48-53.

Campbell, Sue, and Letitia Maynell, eds. Embodiment and agency. Penn State Press, 2010.

Collins, Patricia Hill. Black feminist thought: Knowledge, consciousness, and the politics of empowerment. Routledge, 2002.

Hooks, Bell. Feminist theory: From margin to center. Pluto Press, 2000.

Perpener, John. "Dance, difference, and racial dualism at the turn of the century." Dance Research Journal 32.1 (2000): 63-69.

Giroux, Henry A. "White squall: Resistance and the pedagogy of whiteness." Cultural Studies 11.3 (1997): 376-389.

Crenshaw, Kimberle. "Mapping the margins: Intersectionality, identity politics, and violence against women of color." Stanford law review (1991): 1241-1299.

McIntosh, Peggy. "White privilege: Unpacking the invisible knapsack." (1988).

Kealiinohomoku, Joann. "An anthropologist looks at ballet as a form of ethnic dance." Impulse 20 (1970): 24-33.

Somatic Practices

Eddy, Martha. Mindful movement: The evolution of the somatic arts and conscious action. Intellect Books, 2016.

de Lima, Cecília. "Trans-meaning–Dance as an embodied technology of perception." Journal of Dance & Somatic Practices 5.1 (2013): 17-30.

Bacon, Jane. "The voice of her body: somatic practices as a basis for creative research methodology." Journal of Dance & Somatic Practices 2.1 (2010): 63-74.

Vineyard, Missy. How you stand, how you move, how you live: Learning the Alexander Technique to explore your mind-body connection and achieve self-mastery. Marlowe, 2007.

Cohen, Bonnie Bainbridge. "The Action in perceiving." Contact Quarterly 12.3 (1986).

Alexander, Frederick Matthias. Constructive conscious control of the individual. Chaterson, 1946.