Food for thought : designing for critical reflection on food practices

Choi, Jaz Hee-jeong, Comber, Robert, & Linehan, Conor (2013) Food for thought : designing for critical reflection on food practices. Interactions, 20(1), pp. 46-47.

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With increasing demands on our time, everyday behaviors such as food purchasing, preparation, and consumption have become habitual and unconscious. Indeed, modern food values are focused on conve- nience and effortlessness, overshad- owing other values such as environ- mental sustainability, health, and pleasure. The rethinking of how we approach everyday food behaviors appears to be a particularly timely concern. In this special section, we explore work carried out and dis- cussed during the recent workshop “Food for Thought: Designing for Critical Reflection on Food Practices,” at the 2012 Designing Interactive Systems Conference in Newcastle upon Tyne, U.K.

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ID Code: 56752
Item Type: Journal Article
Refereed: Yes
Keywords: Human-Computer Interaction, Food, Critical Design, Urban Informatics
DOI: 10.1145/2405716.2405727
ISSN: 1072-5520
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > INFORMATION AND COMPUTING SCIENCES (080000) > INFORMATION SYSTEMS (080600) > Computer-Human Interaction (080602)
Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > BUILT ENVIRONMENT AND DESIGN (120000) > DESIGN PRACTICE AND MANAGEMENT (120300) > Digital and Interaction Design (120304)
Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > STUDIES IN HUMAN SOCIETY (160000)
Divisions: Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Creative Industries Faculty
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2013 Association for Computing Machinery
Deposited On: 31 Jan 2013 22:55
Last Modified: 28 Jun 2017 14:52

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