Thematic tags: Inclusion

  • The notion of ‘families of choice’ also conveys a false binary logic that LGBTQ+ adults look to either friends or biological family for support. This project proposes to critically explore the notion of chosen families as a central thread informing our discussions and future proposals. (read more)
  • People with hearing often assume that audible language is all that inter-human conversation offers. However, for over 200 years, a community of 'visual humans' – deaf people, or those who experience the world in a predominantly visual way and who communicate in one of the world's natural, visual, sign languages - have sought to persuade the hearing world of the extraordinary potential of a language made of light, crafted by motion, and captured through vision. (read more)
  • Taking the case of Haredi (ultra-orthodox) Judaism, this Ideas Exchange sought to determine what issues fall into the interpretive grey space and how this grey space has imperiled (or has the potential to imperil) vulnerable community members. (read more)
  • Social futures are frequently presented as digitally-driven, ‘predicted inevitables’, and draw on a narrow range of experiences and priorities. This framing often excludes the voices of communities at the margins, limiting the opportunities for people to shape their own futures. (read more)
  • What is the perceived value of developing a set of guidelines for co-production co-designed by a group of disparate communities coming together to seek racial justice? The Research Action Coalition for Race Equality explores this in their work to overcome barriers to data access among race equality activists in the South West UK. (read more)
  • How would care receivers like to experience care in the future? What does it looks like? What is it's materiality? What emotions will it bring? “Bristol Carescapes” is a project about care futures in Bristol that compasses experiential, explorative and collaborative approaches to exploring and envisaging care futures. (read more)
  • Why social play is important? How might social video gaming impact the wellbeing of an individual? Is there a way to fulfill an individual's gaming purpose in a more social environment? This project worked to provide the groundwork for the creation of an innovative physical space that utilizes technologies to bring people from different walks of life closer together through the platform of video games.  (read more)
  • All young people's well-being, regardless of where they live, their race, gender, or social class, is essential for personal and professional success. (read more)
  • Citizens’ everyday actions in the community, which might be overlooked, constitute environmentally-positive behaviour that can provide an inspiration for other citizens to act and so further engagement in these issues. It is necessary to both explore the potential of these everyday stories and analyse the wide range of communication avenues available to enable these to catalyse further action. (read more)