Lookup NU author(s): Dr Tom Schofield,
Dr Diego Trujillo Pisanty,
Dr Gabi Arrigoni,
Professor Kim Reynolds,
This is the authors' accepted manuscript of a conference proceedings (inc. abstract) that has been published in its final definitive form by ACM, 2019.
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We describe the development and implementation of a 7- month-long project which used a series of creative workshops designed in collaboration with a cultural institution and conducted with children to draw influences from magical realist literature into the development AR applications. The project culminated in the release of an AR app for Android and iOS platforms, Magical Reality. After describing the design and implementation of the research we discuss its findings as they support the two facets of our contribution to DIS: First, we assess our attempts to apply inspiration, derived from workshopping ideas from magical realist literature with children to the design of AR experiences, making recommendations for future design practice seeking to include comparable influences. Second, we consider the degree to which our workshops were successful in combining specialist knowledges from across the different departments of a cultural organization to answer sectoral challenges and describe both advantages and challenges for future collaborative work.
Author(s): Schofield T, Trujillo Pisanty D, Arrigoni G, Reynolds K, Pattinson R
Publication type: Conference Proceedings (inc. Abstract)
Publication status: Published
Conference Name: Proceedings of the 2019 Conference on Designing Interactive Systems (DIS '19)
Year of Conference: 2019
Online publication date: 18/06/2019
Acceptance date: 02/04/2018
Date deposited: 06/04/2019
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