Call for Participation: Abstracts, Panels, Workshops, and Demos & Art
With the conference we wish to initiate a discussion of design for play that take as a starting point the existing conditions for children’s play in present-day society.
We invite proposals for panels related to the overall theme of the conference. A panel will consist of three people, as well as a chair.
Workshops are an opportunity to create a session where relation to the practice of playfulness becomes apparent.We invite workshops related to the overall theme of the conference. Workshops provide a forum for in-depth discussions, resource exchange and networking related to specific topics.
Demos and Art Installations are solutions for play design. The purpose of the Demos and Art Installations is to share hands-on experiences and promote and provoke debate of innovative designs that are relevant for children in one way or another. We welcome interesting demo and art installations such as prototypes, devices, systems, games, videos and performances.
The conference is aimed at researchers, educators and others with an interest in design, play, education, and child culture research. Students with relevant research projects are also encouraged to submit contributions to the conference.
The aim of the Nordic conference is to strengthen the Nordic community on child culture research and promote the formation of a Nordic network of researchers bringing child culture research and design research together.