Acting to know: improving creativity in the design of mobile services by using performances

@inproceedings{Kuutti2002ActingTK,
  title={Acting to know: improving creativity in the design of mobile services by using performances},
  author={Kari Kuutti and Giulio Jacucci and Carlo Iacucci},
  booktitle={Creativity & Cognition},
  year={2002}
}
The paper contrasts two views on knowing: those of the observer and the active actor in a situation. The paper suggests that there are design cases where performance can produce different knowledge. The paper reviews the use of performances in theatre and discusses a technique to use performances in the design of mobile services. The technique is illustrated by example. The session are analysed to describe creativity and knowledge of participants. 
Highly Cited
This paper has 44 citations. REVIEW CITATIONS

From This Paper

Figures, tables, and topics from this paper.

Citations

Publications citing this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 29 extracted citations

References

Publications referenced by this paper.
Showing 1-8 of 8 references

Evoking the Future: Drama and Props in user Centred Design, In: the proceedings of the Participatory Design Conference, Cherkasky

  • E. Brandt, C. Grunnet
  • 2000
Highly Influential
6 Excerpts

Creativity : Flow and the Psychology of Discovery and Invention

  • M. Csikszentmihalyi
  • 1997
Highly Influential
4 Excerpts

Games for Actors and Non-Actors

  • A. Boal
  • 1992
Highly Influential
5 Excerpts

The role of toys in the instigation of playful creativity, Creativity

  • B. Sutton-Smith
  • Research Journal,
  • 1992
Highly Influential
4 Excerpts

The presentation of self in everyday life, Garden City

  • E. Goffman
  • NY, Doubleday,
  • 1969
Highly Influential
5 Excerpts

Impro : Improvisation and the Theatre

  • K. Johnstone
  • Theatre Arts Books,
  • 1989
Highly Influential
4 Excerpts

Similar Papers

Loading similar papers…