From Culture and Medicine Critical: Readings in the Health and Medical Humanities (Bloomsbury 2022), this chapter presents the history of the Visual Analog Scale, a popular graphic tool used in medical pain studies.
From After Universal Design: The Disability Design Revolution (Bloomsbury 2023), this chapter presents the history of the face-based pain scale, developed during a time of increasing privatization of the U.S. healthcare system.
An immersive multimedia experience in the space of one of Toronto's first immigrant havens, asks visitors to consider the paradoxical nature of diaspora-isolating and community-building.
A Twitter bot that reminds you to add alt tags.
A symbolic intervention against the human rights violations perpetrated by US Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE).
Kol Nidrei is my favorite prayer and so I have rarely missed attending its recitation in the past 20 years or so. This year, of course, was different.
Subjects are implicated in the deconstruction and recontextualization of the human body through photographic anthropometric capture.
An interactive and multimodal experience that uses the proprietary and encrypted translation algorithms built into the Fitbit to visualize a participant’s movement
A meditation on the geological-scale impact of mobile technologies as well as the socio-political and environmental implications of the mining of minerals for these technologies.
Using poetry to illustrate the translation from a common computer code into human language, travelers are invited to experience poetry about color from a diverse range of cultures and perspectives.
A hybrid transmedia performance-exhibition.
Uses readings from the brain monitor to change the scene in a shadowbox
A device that scrambles your data before algorithms use it to provide recommendations
Hugh Dubberly — interaction designer, writer, and lecturer extraordinaire — called our work ineffective and self-indulgent. And we’re actually quite grateful.
A prototype designed and built to question global capital's reliance on precarious labor and time as a product.
Designed and built through a collaboration of artists, designers, architects, and a seamstress, the piece seeks to provide its viewers with the experience of Prometheus, a Greek titan with access to a constant stream of human consciousness.
An attempt to burst the filter bubble manifested by YouTube's Algorithmic investment in—and capitalist motivation to promote—popularity.
Audio-reactive light installations translate data collected from their respective environments into visual representations through an array of RGB LED's and a single Arduino board.
Considers the material implications of a shift from analog to digital.