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3 D PRINTING AS A MEANS FOR PARTICIPATION IN DEVELOPMENTAL SETTINGS – A FIELD STUDY

@inproceedings{Stickel20153DP,
  title={3 D PRINTING AS A MEANS FOR PARTICIPATION IN DEVELOPMENTAL SETTINGS – A FIELD STUDY},
  author={Oliver Stickel and Dominik Hornung and Sarah Rueller and Volkmar Pipek and Volker Wulf},
  year={2015}
}
In this contribution, we detail Making@Palestine, a five-week qualitative field study in which we introduced Palestinian refugee children in the West Bank to playful 3D modelling and 3D printing. We analyse 3D printing on a technology as well as an artifact level and identify its potential for participation and empowerment in developmental contexts along such themes as self-expression or physicality & taking things home. There seems to be considerable potential in 3D printing and other digital… 

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