Seeing, Being, Doing: design - Reading List

This is the collected reading and references list for the course that I, along with Navin Kushwah and Naveen Bagalkot, jointly delivered to 4th year Human-Centered Design (HCD) students.

Type of ResourceDescriptionURLTags
ZoteroYour personal research assistantZotero-
ArticleThe Practitioner Model of Creative Cognition: A Potential Model for Creative Practice-Based ResearchScalar-
ArticleOutline of Practice-Based MethodScalar-
ArticleBengaluru’s Repair Cafe is Helping You Fix All Your Broken/Damaged Old ItemsNews18-
ArticleDate with history: Chickpet was old Bengaluru’s central business districtThe Economic Times-
ArticleBangalore Pete - Placing BengaluruA Turquoise Cloud-
VideoGo Playces: Orijit Sen - Kochi-Muziris Biennale 2016YouTube-
WebsiteFeral AtlasFeral Atlas-
Article“21 Days of”: A COVID-19 Autoethnography ExperimentFuture Making Research Consortium-
WebsiteAtelierNL - Sand JourneyAtelierNL-
VideoGiorgia Lupi and Kaki King - Bruises - The Data We Don’t SeeYouTube-
VideoCommunity Owned Wireless Mesh (COW Mesh) - Janastu with the support of APC & SidaYouTube-
ArticlePublic Space and Life in an Indian City: The Politics of Space in Bangalore by Salila P.VankaDeep Blue-
ArticleDrawing the Bombay Plague - Science Gallery BengaluruScience Gallery Bengaluru-
VideoCOwHKI MovieYouTube-
Article“A ‘Feminist’ Server to Help People Own Their Own Data” - THE BASTIONTHE BASTION-
ArticleOn imposed morality of different scales, and what a position-based response looks likeSelva_How_to_Read_Slums_English.pdf-
ArticleBaadal Nanjundaswamy - Activism through art: The journey of Baadal NanjundaswamyThe Indian Express-
ArticleToday’s decrepit KR Market which will turn 100 this year was once a magnificent structureThe Times of India-
ArticleReflective analysis in creative practice research-Reflective Practice, Auto-Ethnography
ArticleMapping Landscapes for Performance as Research: Scholarly Acts and Creative Cartographies -
ArticleResponsive Practice: Case Study - Medical Anthropology--
TweetTwitter thread about data and surveillanceTwitter-
ArticleWilliam Kentridge - Drawing Lesson One: In Praise of ShadowsYouTube-
ArticleFelix in Exile - William KentridgeYouTube-
VideoAn Alarippu: TrailerYouTube-
BookI Swear I Saw This: Drawings in Fieldwork Notebooks, Namely My Own by Michael TaussigUniversity of Chicago Press-
WebsiteThe Visual Abstract DatabaseVisual Abstract Database-
ArticleEarly days of the Internet in India - Mafatlal and the early Indian InternetSubstack-
VideoData - Philosophy TubeYouTube-
MagazinePULP - An urban online magazine narrating stories of the everyday, the everywhere, and for everyonePULP India-
WebsiteTacit Urban Research Network - Housing Research ArchiveTacit Urban Research Network-
TwitterMapping the Field class - Cüirtopia projectTwitter-
Article“Around the Antenna Tree: The Politics of Infrastructural Visibility” - Lisa ParksFlow-
ArticleUncivilizing Digital Territories - COMPOST Issue 02: LuandroCOMPOST-
ArticleThe Art of Mapping CatalogueThe_Art_Of_Mapping_Catalogue.pdf-
Instagram AccountTakweer - Digital archive mapping queerness and Arab historyTakweer تكويرmapping, queer, Arab
Instagram AccountThe Korean ArchivesThe Korean Archivesmapping, Korean
WebsiteThe Living Waters Museum - Curating visual narratives on water heritageThe Living Waters Museumwater, heritage
WebsiteAI Observatory - Exploring the impacts of AI on societyAI ObservatoryAI, technology, society
WebsiteDuke University Press - “Hydraulic City” bookHydraulic Cityurban studies, cities
WebsiteSolar Protocol - Website hosted on solar-powered serversSolar Protocolsustainability, solar power
Instagram PostLawrence Abu Hamdan - Audio investigation of aircraft soundsLawrence Abu Hamdan on Instagramsound, investigation
WebsiteMapping the Field - Spring 2021 Graduate Anthropology StudioMapping the Fieldanthropology, mapping
BlogPolis - Collective blog about cities worldwidePoliscities, urban
ArticleIDR - Indian cities: For men, by menIDRgender, urban
YouTube VideoWireless For UnconnectedWireless For Unconnectedtechnology, connectivity
ArticleThe Hindu - A city that fell to the lure of tradeA city that fell to the lure of tradehistory, trade
YouTube VideoDaniele Quercia - Happy mapsDaniele Quercia: Happy mapsmaps, happiness
WebsiteNagasaki ArchiveNagasaki Archivearchive, history
WebsiteDialectograms - Mitch Miller’s visual narrativesDialectograms- Mitch Millerart, narratives
YouTube VideoDrummer brought memes to the NYC jazz fusion gigDrummer brought memes to the NYC jazz fusion gigmusic, performance
YouTube VideoThe Queen of Trees - Official DocumentaryThe Queen of Trees - OFFICIALnature, documentary
WebsiteAnnita Lucchesi - MapsMAPS - alucchesimapping, indigenous
YouTube VideoExperiencing architecture through the sensesExperiencing architecture through the sensesarchitecture, senses - Bengaluru’s evolution through mapsFourteen maps that chart Bengaluru’s evolutionBengaluru, maps
ArticleThe Baffler - Care TacticsCare Tactics - Laura Mauldincare, society
WebsiteTracing Public Space - Methodology for transforming public spacesABOUT- TRACING PUBLIC SPACEpublic spaces, design
WebsiteRanjits work - Visual storytelling and mappingstoriesvisual storytelling, mapping
ArticleTeaching Autoethnography - The Autoethnography ProjectThe Autoethnography Projectautoethnography, research
WebsiteArt Deco Mumbai - Photo documentation of Mumbai’s Art DecoRecce, Mapping, FieldworkMumbai, Art Deco
ArticleThe Baffler - Design is not going to save the worldDesign is not going to save the worlddesign, society
WebsiteNicky Case’s ProjectsNicky Case’s Projectsinteractive, games
WebsiteParable of the Polygons - Playable post on societal shapeParable of the Polygonsplayable, society
WebsiteSee-Do-Be Design Resources on NotionSee-Do-Be Design Resourcesdesign, resources
WebsiteThe AutoEthnographer - Literary & Arts MagazineThe AutoEthnographerautoethnography, literature
ArticleJulian Dibbell - A Rape in CyberspaceA Rape in Cyberspacecyberspace, ethics
WebsiteStreet Art Cities - Street art worldwideStreet Art Citiesstreet art, urban
YouTube VideoScavengers - Short FilmScavengersfilm, short
WebsiteNomadic Tribe - Interactive taleNomadic Tribeinteractive, storytelling
BookTeaching Autoethnography - The AutoethnographyProjectThe Autoethnography Projectautoethnography, education
WebsiteArt Deco Mumbai - Photo documentation of Mumbai’s Art DecoRecce, Mapping, FieldworkMumbai, Art Deco
ArticleThe Baffler - Design is not going to save the worldDesign is not going to save the worlddesign, society
WebsiteNicky Case’s ProjectsNicky Case’s Projectsinteractive, games
WebsiteParable of the Polygons - Playable post on societal shapeParable of the Polygonsplayable, society
WebsiteSee-Do-Be Design Resources on NotionSee-Do-Be Design Resourcesdesign, resources
WebsiteMaya Janine d’costa - Artistic practicemaya Janine d’costa maya Janine d’costaart, site-specific
ArticleExcuse Me, Is Your Tooth Ringing?WIREDTooth Implant, Technology
WebsiteMute Button Chroniclesmutebuttonchronicles.siteDocumenting, Archiving, Practices
PDFNetworks, Crowds, and Markets: Reasoning About a Highly Connected WorldCornell UniversityDocumenting, Archiving, Networks
Instagram PostNina Nayko on InstagramInstagramPhotography, Street Photography, Night Photography
PDFComic Layout MeshDownloadComics, Design
YouTube VideoNatakYouTubeTheatre, Performance
YouTube VideoRehearsing the FutureYouTubeSpeculative Fiction, Speculative Narrative
PDFDesign Fiction Web EditionDownloadDesign Fiction, Epistemology
YouTube VideoVFX Artists React to Bad & Great CGI 76YouTubeVFX, CGI
Twitter ThreadHow to Use Ethnographic Field Notes in Paper WritingTwitterMethod, Ethnography
YouTube VideoRavenYouTubeShort Film, Animation
ArticleUsing Indigenous Metaphors in Research: Appropriating or Engaging?Pulling Together: A Guide for ResearchersResearch, Indigenous Metaphors
Wikipedia ArticleVisual AutoethnographyWikipediaMethod, Qualitative Research
ArticleSeasonality: Human and Non-Human PatternsMediumMapping, Affective Writing, Pattern Library
ArticleWhy Design Needs CopyleftThe Hard CopyDesign, Copyleft
CollectionCollection of Dances in Choreography Notation 1700Public Domain ReviewDance, Choreography
WebsiteWeb Design as ArchitectureWeb Design as ArchitectureWeb Design, Architecture
WebsiteHeyyyyyyyyyyyy.comheyyyyyyyyyyyy.comSatire, Email
ImageHand & Gravity StudiesAre.naArt, Studies
Old MapsOld Maps of BangaloreWikimedia CommonsMaps, Bangalore
ArticleBangalore’s Disappearing LakesGuerrilla CartographyLakes, Bangalore
WebsiteBangalore PeteTurquoise CloudBangalore, History
WebsiteINTACH BangaloreINTACH BangaloreHeritage, Bangalore
ArticleImprovised Performances: Urban Ethnography and the Creative Tactics of Montreal’s Metro BuskersHumanitiesEthnography, Buskers
WebsiteDigital DemocracyDigital DemocracyDemocracy, Technology
ArticleSex in the Indian CityThe NibGender, Sexuality
WebsiteGubbi LabsGubbi LabsResearch, Innovation
ArticleTraffic Curbs for Karaga TodayDeccan HeraldTraffic, Karaga
Wikimedia CommonsOld Maps of BangaloreWikimedia CommonsMaps, Bangalore
WebsiteCOMPOST Issue 01: Techno-Futures from BidarCOMPOSTReflection, Digital Storytelling
WebsiteCOMPOST Issue 02: Re: SisterCOMPOSTCreative Autoethnography, Carework
ArticleThe Prompt WhispererInterconnectedSpeculative Fiction, Worldbuilding
PDFElliott 2005: Using Narrative in Social Research: Qualitative and Quantitative ApproachesDownloadNarrative Research, Qualitative Research, Quantitative Research
PDFSimonsen & Robertson 2013: Routledge International Handbook of Participatory DesignDownloadParticipatory Design, Ethnography, Heritage, Ethics, Communities
WebsiteBDA Revised Master Plan 2031OpenCity - Urban Data PortalMasterplan, Bangalore
WebsiteBDA Revised Master Plan 2015OpenCity - Urban Data PortalMasterplan, Bangalore
ArticleBarefoot Walker’s Diary: Walking Without Shoes in BengaluruDeccan HeraldBengaluru, Walking
Twitter StatusChickpet Station on the Green LineTheMetroRailGuyBengaluru Metro, Chickpet Station
Twitter StatusEntrances of Chickpet StationTheMetroRailGuyBengaluru Metro, Chickpet Station
Twitter StatusPhoto at Chickpet Metro StationArtinTransit_bBengaluru Metro, Chickpet Station
News ArticleHindi Nameplate of Chickpet Metro StationCNN News18Bengaluru Metro, Chickpet Station
News ArticleTrial Run from Feb 25: BMRCLBangalore MirrorBengaluru Metro, Trial Run
Google Earth HelpView a Map Over TimeGoogle Earth HelpGoogle Earth, Map
InterviewImprovement is a Continuous Process: Dinesh Gundu RaoCitizen Matters, BengaluruInterview, Dinesh Gundu Rao
WebsiteEveryday City LabEveryday City LabUrban Design, Public Space Design
WebsiteGubbi LabsGubbi LabsResearch, Innovation
Twitter ThreadHow to Read Scientific Papers EffectivelyTwitterResearch, Scientific Papers
WebsiteSomething About Mapssomethingaboutmaps.comMaps, Cartography
WebsiteEnter Sultana’s RealityEnter Sultana’s RealityDigital Storytelling, Virtual Experience
Website13 WaysNCBS ArchivesNCBS, Exhibition
WebsiteThe Long EmergencyThe Long EmergencyNational Emergency, History
WebsitePad.maPad.maVideo Archive, Text Annotation
WebsiteIIA ArchivesIIA ArchivesArchival Collection, Manuscripts, Photographs
InterviewIn Conversation with Kavita DeviFeminism in IndiaJournalism, Media
WebsiteRedecentralize DigestRedecentralize.orgInternet, Decentralization
ArticleMiyazaki’s UrbanismStrong TownsUrban Design, Hayao Miyazaki
Course SyllabusCritical Caste Tech StudiesCCTSCaste, Technology
ArticleBuilding More Resilient Social Impact NetworksSSIRSocial Impact, Networking
ArticleDecolonize This PlaceInstagramDecolonization, Columbia University
ArticleDIY Networking: The Path to a More Democratic InternetThe ConversationInternet, Networking
JournalArchive as MethodAsia Art Archive-
ReflectionHCD Pre-thesis Making the Visual Abstract - Reflections Abirami SankarGoogle Docs-
DocumentData governanceWP3-DTI-researchagenda-June21.pdf-
FestivalThe Kishori Film Festival 2021KiFi 2021 - Open Janastu-
ArticleDesign Thinking Is Fundamentally Conservative and Preserves the Status QuoHarvard Business Review-
NetworkDalit ArchivesDalit Archives-
TweetFacebook users claim to hate the serviceTwitter-
ArticleAuto-letters from Kollam TownInstagram Post-
DocumentB·LORE_ Call for Submissions.pdfGoogle Drive-
MappingMapping political action and actors186.pdf-
ArticleHow Chinese children and youth worked to overcome restrictionsMigrant Knowledge-
BookThe cultural politics of emotion by Sara AhmedSplitPDFFile_150_to_174.pdf-
BookMol - 1973 - The_logic_of_care-annotated.pdf--
Scholarly ArticleHidden public spacesGoogle Scholar-
News ArticleElgin theatre enters the pages of Bangalore’s historyTimes of IndiaCommunities, Tools and Techniques

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