RESEARCH

The Green Screening Workshop is a socially engaged project that highlights community-based design and collaborative research. We involve stroke survivors and creative practitioners in the design process, from identifying their needs to testing the proposed workshop formats.

We aim to empower the participants to explore physical and social identities, imagining new ways of being by enacting fantasies of “things they have always wanted to do” (like swimming with dolphins of singing in a rock band). 

Our Methodology

Our main methodology is observation. The sessions are delivered in places where peers usually meet. There we observe participants’ interactions during the workshop. We become inquisitive spectators taking note of what works and what does not.

Our Goal

Our goal is to explore the combination of performance methods and interactive tools. We study how they can bring a rich and democratic understanding of stroke survivors’ experiences to the design field to shift paradigms about neurodiversity.

Our Skills

Our approach is led by experts in the fields of performing arts, human-computer interaction and cognitive science. We work closely with the Stroke Association. We propose a multidisciplinary focus that enriches our understanding of life after a stroke.

PUBLICATIONS

Rosella P. Galindo Esparza, Patrick G. T. Healey, Lois Weaver, and Matthew Delbridge. 2019. Embodied Imagination: An Approach to Stroke Recovery Combining Participatory Performance and Interactive Technology. In Proceedings of the 2019 CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI '19). ACM, New York, NY, USA, Paper 505, 12 pages.

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Rosella P. Galindo Esparza, Patrick G. T. Healey, Lois Weaver, and Matthew Delbridge. 2018. Augmented Embodiment: Developing Interactive Technology for Stroke Survivors. In Proceedings of the 5th International Conference on Movement and Computing (MOCO '18). ACM, New York, NY, USA, Article 29, 4 pages.

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POSTERS

Embodied Imagination: Participatory Performance and Motion-Capture Scenographic Tools for Social Stroke Support.

Rosella P. Galindo Esparza, Gideon Raeburn, Michael P. Clayton, Patrick G. T. Healey, Lois Weaver, and Matthew Delbridge.

Beyond Conference. Edinburgh, Scotland. 2019.

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Augmented Embodiment: A Performance Workshop for Stroke Survivors.

Rosella P. Galindo Esparza, Patrick G. T. Healey, Lois Weaver, and Matthew Delbridge.

International Symposium on Performance Science. Reykjavik, Iceland. 2017.

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Performing Embodiment: Developing Interactive Mixed Reality Technology for Stroke Survivors.

Rosella P. Galindo Esparza, Patrick G. T. Healey, Lois Weaver, and Matthew Delbridge.

International Workshop on Virtual Social Interaction. Manchester, UK. 2016.

[Poster]

AWARDS

For the project The green screening workshop: Engaging stroke communities through performance and interactive technology.

Lois Weaver, Patrick G. T. Healey and Rosella P. Galindo Esparza.

Centre for Public Engagement, QMUL. 2019 - 2020. 

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For the project Embodied imagination: A performing arts and interactive technology workshop for stroke survivors project.

Lois Weaver, Patrick G. T. Healey and Rosella P. Galindo Esparza.

Public Engagement Awards. Centre for Public Engagement, QMUL. 2019.

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