Interaction criticism and aesthetics

@article{Bardzell2009InteractionCA,
  title={Interaction criticism and aesthetics},
  author={Jeffrey Bardzell},
  journal={Proceedings of the SIGCHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems},
  year={2009}
}
  • Jeffrey Bardzell
  • Published 2009
  • Computer Science, Sociology
  • Proceedings of the SIGCHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems
As HCI becomes more self-consciously implicated in cul-ture, theories from cultural studies, in particular aesthetics and critical theory, are increasingly working their way into the field. However, the use of aesthetics and critical theory in HCI remains both marginal and uneven in quality. This paper explores the state of the art of aesthetics and critical theory in the field, before going on to explore the role of these cultural theories in the analysis and deployment of the twin anchors of… Expand
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