Communities and Technologies 2019

Proceedings of the 9th International Conference on C&T – Transforming Communities, TU Wien, Vienna, Austria


Edited by Florian Cech, Hilda Tellioglu

Association for Computing Machinery, New York, NY, United States.

ISBN: 978-1-4503-7162-9

Table of Contents

Papers and Case Studies: Shifting Culture, Political Relations

A Call For Embedding Dignity In Humanitarian Technologies
Reem Talhouk, Kyle Montague, Andrew Garbett, Vera Araújo-Soares, Chaza Akik, Hala Ghattas, Balsam Ahmad, Madeline Balaam Page 1-4

Youth, Politics & Civic Participation: the ‘Manifesto Machine’
Sónia Matos, Simone Ashby, Julian Hanna, Ricardo Rodrigues Page 5-8

Comic-based Digital Storytelling for Self-expression: an Exploratory Case-Study with Migrants
Carolina Beniamina Rutta, Gianluca Schiavo, Massimo Zancanaro Page 9-13

Designing Picturebook Apps: Valuing Culture & Community
Eric M. Meyers, Lisa P. Nathan, Bonnie Tulloch Page 14-23

The Premise of Institutioning for the Proliferation of Communities and Technologies Research
Marcus Foth, Troy John Turner Page 24-28

Papers and Case Studies: Mediating Representations

Digital Design Considerations for Volunteer Recruitment: Making the Implicit Promises of Volunteering More Explicit
Lisa Thomas, Gary W. Pritchard, Pam Briggs Page 29-40

Design for Healthy Horizons in a Local Community: Digital relations in a neighbourhood with health challenges
Anne Marie Kanstrup, Pernille Bertelsen Page 41-50

Namibian Indigenous Communities Reflecting on Their Own Digital Representations
Brit Stichel, Edwin H. Blake, Donovan Maasz, Colin Stanley, Heike Winschiers-Theophilus, Helena Afrikaner Page 51-59

Conflict and Belonging: Socially engaged art practice as a resource for resilience-building in rurban communities
Maria Murray, Nadia Pantidi, Trevor Hogan Page 60-64
How Entrepreneurs Begin and Manage Home-based Businesses
Aisha Ahmed AlArfaj, Ellis Solaiman Page 65-75

Papers and Case Studies: Heritage and Future

Digital Audiovisual Heritage: An Exploration of Challenges and A Community-based Approach to Preservation
Chern Li Liew Page 76-80

Bridging cultural heritage and communities through digital technologies: Understanding perspectives and challenges
Danilo Giglitto, Luigina Ciolfi, Caroline Claisse, Eleanor Lockley Page 81-91

Without libraries what have we?: Public libraries as nodes for technological empowerment in the era of smart cities, AI and big data
Johanna Ylipulli, Aale Luusua Page 92-101

Opportunities for Sustainable Mobility: Re-thinking Eco-feedback from a Citizen’s Perspective
Johanna Meurer, Dennis Lawo, Christina Pakusch, Peter Tolmie, Volker Wulf Page 102-113

Co-Creating “Smart” Sustainable Food Futures with Urban Food Growers
Sara Heitlinger, Rachel Clarke, Adrian K. Clear, Simran Chopra, Özge Dilaver Page 114-120

eRollin’ On Green: A Case Study on Eco-Feedback Tools for eMobility
Florian Cech, Marlene Wagner Page 121-125

Papers and Case Studies: Grassroots Innovative Practices

Co-Design as a Means of Fostering Appropriation of Conservation Monitoring Technology by Indigenous Communities
Chris Muashekele, Heike Winschiers-Theophilus, Gereon Koch Kapuire Page 126-130

Join the Park!: Exploring Opportunities to Lower the Participation Divide in Park Communities
Geertje Slingerland, Ingrid Mulder, Tomasz Jaskiewicz Page 131-135

Making a ‘Place’ for ICTs in Rural Communities: The role of village halls in digital inclusion
Katharine S. Willis Page 136-142

Institutioning and Community Radio. A comparative perspective
Roberto Cibin, Maurizio Teli, Sarah Robinson Page 143-154

Living Labs Reconsidered for Community Building and Maintenance
Hilda Tellioglu, Marlene Wagner, Michael Habiger, Gerfried Mikusch Page 154-159

Papers and Case Studies: Learning & Creative Practices

Designing for Openness in Making: Lessons Learned from a Digital Project Week
Michael Ahmadi, Anne Weibert, Victoria Wenzelmann, Konstantin Aal, Kristian Gäckle, Volker Wulf, Nicola Marsden Page 160-171

Reflections on a Design Case Study – (Educational) ICT Intervention with Imazighen in Morocco
Sarah Rüller, Konstantin Aal, Simon Holdermann Page 172-177

Understanding Children’s Free Play in Primary Schools
Pradthana Jarusriboonchai, Janis Lena Meissner, Teresa Almeida, Madeline Balaam Page 178-188

Learning about Deadlines from a Community of Learners
Naemi Luckner, Peter Purgathofer, Geraldine Fitzpatrick Page 189-193

Participative evaluation with children in educational maker projects: Experiences from a pilot action
Elisabeth Unterfrauner, Christian Voigt, Margit Hofer Page 194-197

Malleable Games – A Literature Review on Communities of Game Modders
Sarah-Kristin Thiel, Peter Lyle Page 198-209

Papers and Case Studies: Caring about Difference

Vocalising Violence: Using Violent Mens’ Voices for Service Delivery and Feedback
Rosanna Bellini, Jay Rainey, Andrew Garbett, Pamela Briggs Page 210-217

Negotiating Gender and Disability Identities in Participatory Design
Emeline Brulé, Katta Spiel Page 218-227

Transforming Ageing in Community: addressing global ageing vulnerabilities through smart communities
Jenni Greig, Sabih ur Rehman, Anwaar Ul Haq, Gregory Dresser, Oliver K. Burmeister Page 228-238

Sharing the Office, Sharing the Care?: Designing for Digitally-mediated Collaborative Childcare in the Workplace
Chiara Leonardi, Gianluca Schiavo, Massimo Zancanaro Page 239-249

Digital Relations among Youth with Cognitive Disabilities: A field study of technology use for developing and maintaining social relations
Ditte Lystbæk Andreasen, Anne Marie Kanstrup Page 250-254

Co-Discovering Common Ground in a Collaborative Community: The BoostINNO Participatory Collaboration Mapping Case Aldo de Moor Page 255-262

Papers and Case Studies: Innovative Organizing

Supporting Social Innovation through Visualisations of Community Interactions
Daniel J. Rough, Stefano De Paoli, Francesco Botto Page 262-272

Al Osool: Understanding information behavior for community development at Za’atari Syrian refugee camp
Karen E. Fisher, Eiad Yafi, Carleen F. Maitland, Ying Xu Page 273-282

Facilitating the First Move: Exploring Inspirational Design Patterns for Aiding Initiation of Social Encounters
Robb Mitchell, Thomas Olsson Page 283-294

Housing Ourselves: An Exploration of Collaborative Housing from an Irish Perspective
Kim O’Shea, Gabriela Avram Page 295-299

Trust-Building Across Networks Through Festival Organizing
Judeth Oden Choi, James D. Herbsleb, Jodi Forlizzi Page 300-305


Civic Data Literacies for Bottom-up Data Innovation
Annika Wolff, Antti Knutas, Victoria Palacin, Cathrine Seidelin, Peter Kun, Ingrid Mulder Page 306-309

Collective Consciousness: What could this mean and how do we research and design (with) it?
Philipp Grunewald, Shadrock Roberts, Mark Hedges, Paul Buchana, Anna De Liddo Page 310-316

Thinking Outside the (Tool) Box: Exploring Empowerment Through the Design and Use of Toolkits
Pradthana Jarusriboonchai, Janis Lena Meissner, Nicolai Brodersen Hansen, Ben A. M. Schouten Page 317-322

Critical Making With and For Communities
Regina Sipos, Victoria Wenzelmann Page 323-330

Artful Integrations of Infrastructures by Community-based Telecoms
Nicola J. Bidwell, Melissa Densmore, André van Zyl, Sarbani Banerjee Belur, Nicolas Pace Page 331-335

Technology at/of the border: a workshop about stories and experiences
Maximilian Krüger, Konstantin Aal, Volker Wulf, Franziska Maria Tachtler, Reem Talhouk, Ana Maria Bustamante Duarte, Karen E. Fisher, Eiad Yafi, Koula Charitonos Page 336-342

Because nothing is more normal than diversity: Implementing diversity in HCI education
Markus Rohde, Nicola Marsden, Kerstin Raudonat, Helmut Hauptmeier, Michael Ahmadi Page 343-348

Mobility Transformation: What does mobility mean in the future?
Hilda Tellioglu, Martin Berger, Christoph Kirchberger, Flora Strohmeier Page 349-353