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'Was it Good for you Darling?' – Intimacy, Sex and Critical Technical Practice

Gibbs, Martin, Howard, Steve, Kjeldskov, Jesper, Vetere, Frank, & Satchell, Christine (2006) 'Was it Good for you Darling?' – Intimacy, Sex and Critical Technical Practice. In Sexual Interactions Workshop CHI, April 22-27 2006, Montreal.

Abstract

On the basis of forty-two weeks of ethnographic data collected across six pairs of co-habiting partners, we have theorized about the nature of intimacy, developed artifacts for its mediation and explored methods for its study. In this workshop we wish to take this work as our departure point, and reflect on: The importance of problematising intimacy carefully, that is, approaching intimacy critically. The complex and multiple meanings of intimacy in the context of ongoing intimate relationships. The losses and risks attendant on supporting intimacy between distributed couples.

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ID Code: 12627
Item Type: Conference Paper
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > INFORMATION AND COMPUTING SCIENCES (080000) > INFORMATION SYSTEMS (080600) > Computer-Human Interaction (080602)
Divisions: Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Creative Industries Faculty
Past > Institutes > Institute for Creative Industries and Innovation
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2006 (The authors)
Deposited On: 25 Feb 2008
Last Modified: 11 Aug 2011 00:46

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