PUBLICATION & RESEARCH ACTIVITY

PUBLICATIONS AND ABSTRACTS

           
Ranner, V. (2016). “Speculative Subtlety”, Opening keynote debate on "(Speculative) Futures in Design Research" during the Design Research Society Conference (DRS 2016), Brighton Dome, Brighton, UK. Available at: http://www.drs2016.org/debates/

Ranner, V., Fransen L. (2016). “On Speculative Design (working title)”, Magazine article, co-written with curator Lisanne Fransen for Oberon Magazine, Stockholm, Sweden (in progress).

Lockton, D., Ranner, V. (2016). ”Plans and speculated actions: Design, behaviour and complexity in sustainable futures”. Book chapter in ‘The Routledge Handbook of Sustainable Product Design’, edited by Prof Jonathan Chapman at Brighton University (forthcoming).
       
Ranner, V. “Silken Selves” (2014). Abstract, The Human After Anthropocentrism? Life. Matter. Being. strand at the London Conference of Critical Thought (LCCT), Goldsmith University, London, UK.

Ranner, V., Winkler, C. “Living Assemblies” (2014). Abstract, in Maragiannis, A. ed. Communication Futures, Proceedings of Digital Research in the Humanities and Arts Conference (DRHA 2014). London: Greenwich University, pp. 274–276. ISBN: 978-1-291-97878-0.
           
Ranner, V. (2013). "UISilk — Towards Interfacing the Body", In Smart Material Interfaces: Another Step to a Material Future: p.13–18, Proceedings of 15th ACM International Conference on Multimodal Interaction. ACM: New York, USA.

Ranner, V. (2012).From Hardware to Wetware: How Sericulture Could Shift our Manufacturing Attitude in an Age of Biotechnology”, Workshop paper, “Slow Technology: Critical Reflection and Future Directions”, Designing Interactive Systems Conference (DIS 2012), Newcastle, UK.

PAPER PRESENTATIONS          

Ranner, V., Lockton, D. (2014). “Reflective Silk —Behaviour change through better self-knowledge”. Paper presented at the Digital Research in the Humanities and Arts Conference (DRHA 2015), Dublin City University, Ireland.

Ranner, V. “Silken Selves” (2014). Paper presented in The Human After Anthropocentrism? Life. Matter. Being. strand at the London Conference of Critical Thought (LCCT), Goldsmith University, London, UK.
            
Ranner, V., Walker, K. (2013). “Scientific Illustration v. the Quantified Self”. Abstract and poster presented at 4th International Illustration Symposium “Science, Imagination & the Illustration of Knowledge”, 7th - 8th Nov 2013 at Oxford University Museum of Natural History, Oxford, UK.
 

PROFESSIONAL SERVICE

May 2015– July 2016
Conference experience chair
Design Research Conference 2016, (DRS) “Design + Research + Society — Future-focused thinking
Brighton, UK. 27th– 30th Jun 2016.
Together with Dr Dan Lockton and Prof Peter Lloyd, I am working on the development of coherent conference experience guidelines for this year’s 50th anniversary conference of the Design Research Society. The conference will take place at the Brighton Royal Pavilion Estate and at University of Brighton, School of Art, Design, and Media.

 

PUBLICATION ON MY WORK AND PRESS CAN BE FOUND →here.