Subversive participatory design: reflections on a case study

  title={Subversive participatory design: reflections on a case study},
  author={Michela Cozza and Linda Tonolli and Vincenzo D'Andrea},
  journal={Proceedings of the 14th Participatory Design Conference: Short Papers, Interactive Exhibitions, Workshops - Volume 2},
  • M. Cozza, Linda Tonolli, V. D'Andrea
  • Published 15 August 2016
  • Sociology
  • Proceedings of the 14th Participatory Design Conference: Short Papers, Interactive Exhibitions, Workshops - Volume 2
This paper grounds in a research experience for engaging older people as co-designers of several wearable and in-house technologies. We start by describing a case study that is a precommercial procurement aimed at developing innovative services for the welfare of citizens, with a focus on older people. We present and discuss the qualitative data gathered on the occasion of a bodystorming with two groups of participants. The analysis led to the identification of the "aesthetic appropriateness… 

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