Creating Friction : Infrastructuring Civic Engagement in Everyday Life

  title={Creating Friction : Infrastructuring Civic Engagement in Everyday Life},
  author={Matthias Korn and Amy Voida},
This paper introduces the theoretical lens of the everyday to intersect and extend the emerging bodies of research on contestational design and infrastructures of civic engagement. Our analysis of social theories of everyday life suggests a design space that distinguishes ‘privileged moments’ of civic engagement from a more holistic understanding of the everyday as ‘product-residue.’ We analyze various efforts that researchers have undertaken to design infrastructures of civic engagement along… CONTINUE READING
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