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Weaving by Touch: A Case Analysis of Accessible Making

@inproceedings{Das2020WeavingBT,
  title={Weaving by Touch: A Case Analysis of Accessible Making},
  author={Maitraye Das and Katya Borgos-Rodriguez and Anne Marie Piper},
  year={2020}
}
The rise of maker communities and fabrication tools creates new opportunities for participation in design work. With this has come an interest in increasing the accessibility of making for people with disabilities, which has mainly emphasized independence and empowerment through the creation of more accessible fabrication tools. To understand and rethink the notion of accessible making, we analyze the context and practices of a particular site of making: the communal weaving studio within an… CONTINUE READING

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