Art Digital Jewellery: Practitioners’ Perspectives

KOULIDOU, Konstantia and MITCHELL, Robb (2021). Art Digital Jewellery: Practitioners’ Perspectives. In: WIMMER, Raphael, (ed.) TEI '21: Proceedings of the Fifteenth International Conference on Tangible, Embedded, and Embodied Interaction. ACM, 1-11.

[img] PDF
TEI21-29 copy.pdf - Published Version
Restricted to Repository staff only
All rights reserved.

Download (3MB)
Official URL:
Link to published version::


We introduce the term ’Art Digital Jewellery’ as a label for craftoriented, bespoke approaches to embedding electronics in jewellery. These unconventional digital-physical jewellery practices struggle for attention compared with higher profile, often more massproduction oriented wearables. This is partly because discourses articulating and critiquing these experimental practices are scarce and obscure to HCI researchers. To address this, we describe how these artistic practices arose from earlier fashion movements and we engaged six leading creative practitioners in a structured and iterative dialogue. Analysis of our adapted Delphi survey suggests that core to Art Digital Jewellery is very individualised design processes and creating artefacts which are highly personal in terms of their form, their materials, their narratives and their interactivity. An appreciation of these unique practices may enrich perspectives on designing wearables, marry

Item Type: Book Section
Additional Information: Published online date taken from page source.
Identification Number:
Page Range: 1-11
SWORD Depositor: Symplectic Elements
Depositing User: Symplectic Elements
Date Deposited: 13 Jan 2021 13:09
Last Modified: 17 Mar 2021 14:15

Actions (login required)

View Item View Item


Downloads per month over past year

View more statistics