Welcome to Augmented Body
The Augmented Body is an experimental project course which set out to explore the human body's relation to technological (interaction) design, expanding the scope of experience design to include full body experiences. A couple of body-centered solutions are put together based on central phenomenological concepts like the experienced or lived body.
The course consists of literature, lectures, workshops, and project work. The main part of the course is dedicated to a larger project performed in groups or pairs. Workshops, lectures, and literature serve as a backdrop for the projects, and aim to support central ideas in the course as well as functioning as a foundation for further research. The main focus of the course is on the participants own research in a field within the scope, and the completion of a project ready to be experienced and exhibited.
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(Björks video All is full of love)