Guerrilla Research Tactics: Alternative Research Methods in Urban Environments

Caldwell, Glenda Amayo, Osborne, Lindy, Mewburn, Inger, & Kraal, Ben (2015) Guerrilla Research Tactics: Alternative Research Methods in Urban Environments. Civic Media Project.

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Abstract

This case-study examines innovative experimentation with mobile and cloud-based technologies, utilising “Guerrilla Research Tactics” (GRT), as a means of covertly retrieving data from the urban fabric. Originally triggered by participatory action research (Kindon et al., 2008) and unobtrusive research methods (Kellehear, 1993), the potential for GRT lies in its innate ability to offer researchers an alternative, creative approach to data acquisition, whilst simultaneously allowing them to engage with the public, who are active co-creators of knowledge. Key characteristics are political agenda, the unexpected and the unconventional, which allow for an interactive, unique and thought-provoking experience for both researcher and participant.

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ID Code: 91100
Item Type: Other
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Keywords: Guerilla Research Tactics, GRT, Alternative Research Methods, Research Methods, Urban Environments
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > BUILT ENVIRONMENT AND DESIGN (120000) > ARCHITECTURE (120100)
Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > BUILT ENVIRONMENT AND DESIGN (120000) > ARCHITECTURE (120100) > Architectural Design (120101)
Divisions: Current > Schools > School of Design
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Creative Industries Faculty
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2015 The MIT Press
Deposited On: 09 Dec 2015 02:20
Last Modified: 12 Dec 2015 15:20

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