Publications and Exhibitions

ACM Publications

Journal Articles

Jordan Wirfs-Brock, Alli Fam, Laura Devendorf, and Brian Keegan. 2021. Examining Narrative Sonification: Using First-Person Retrospection Methods to Translate Radio Production to Interaction Design. ACM Trans. Comput.-Hum. Interact. 28, 6, Article 41 (December 2021), 34 pages. 

Katya Arquilla, Laura Devendorf, Andrea K. Webb, and Allison P. Anderson 2021. Detection of the Complete ECG Waveform with Woven Textile Electrodes Biosensors 11, no. 9: 331. 

Laura Devendorf, Kristina Andersen, and Aisling Kelliher. The Fundamental Uncertainties of Mothering: Honoring Endurance, Struggle, and Contradiction. ACM Trans. Comput.-Hum. Interact. 27, 4, Article 26 (August 2020), 24 pages. 

Award Winning

Laura Devendorf, Sasha de Koninck, and Etta Sandry. 2022. An Introduction to Weave Structure for HCI: A How-to and Reflection on Modes of Exchange. In Designing Interactive Systems Conference (DIS ’22). Association for Computing Machinery, New York, NY, USA, 629–642.

Annika Muehlbradt, Gregory Whiting, Shaun Kane, and Laura Devendorf. 2022. Knitting Access: Exploring Stateful Textiles with People with Disabilities. In Designing Interactive Systems Conference (DIS ’22). Association for Computing Machinery, New York, NY, USA, 1058–1070.

Mikhaila Friske, Jordan Wirfs-Brock, and Laura Devendorf. 2020. Entangling the Roles of Maker and Interpreter in Interpersonal Data Narratives: Explorations in Yarn and Sound. In Proceedings of the 2020 ACM on Designing Interactive Systems Conference (DIS ’20). Association for Computing Machinery, New York, NY, USA, 297–310.

Laura Devendorf, Katya Arquilla, Sandra Wirtanen, Allison Anderson, and Steven Frost. 2020. Craftspeople as Technical Collaborators: Lessons Learned through an Experimental Weaving Residency. In Proceedings of the 2020 CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI ’20). Association for Computing Machinery, New York, NY, USA, 1–13.

Laura Devendorf, Kristina Andersen, and Aisling Kelliher. 2020. Making Design Memoirs: Understanding and Honoring Difficult Experiences. In Proceedings of the 2020 CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI ’20). Association for Computing Machinery, New York, NY, USA, 1–12.

Clement Zheng, HyunJoo Oh, Laura Devendorf, Ellen Yi-Luen Do. 2019. “Sensing Kirigami” In Proceedings of the 2019 Conference on Designing Interactive Systems (DIS ‘19). ACM, New York, NY, USA, 921-934.

Mikhaila Friske, Shanel Wu, Laura Devendorf. 2019. AdaCAD: Crafting Software
for Smart Textiles Design.
In Proceedings of the 2019 CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI ’19). ACM, New York, NY, USA. ACM, New York, NY, USA, Paper 345, 13 pages

Jen Liu, Daragh Byrne, Laura Devendorf. 2018. “Design for Collaborative Survival: An Inquiry into Human-Fungi Relationships.” In Proceedings of the 2018 CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI ’18). ACM, New York, NY, USA, Paper 40, 13 pages

All

Eldy S. Lazaro Vasquez, Netta Ofer, Shanel Wu, Mary Etta West, Mirela Alistar, and Laura Devendorf. 2022. Exploring Biofoam as a Material for Tangible Interaction. In Designing Interactive Systems Conference (DIS ’22). Association for Computing Machinery, New York, NY, USA, 1525–1539.

Sasha de Koninck, Laura Devendorf. 2022. Objects of Care, in Lockton, D., Lenzi, S., Hekkert, P., Oak, A., Sádaba, J., Lloyd, P. (eds.), DRS2022: Bilbao, 25 June – 3 July, Bilbao, Spain.

Maya Livio and Laura Devendorf. 2022. The Eco-Technical Interface: Attuning to the Instrumental. In CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI ‘22). Association for Computing Machinery, New York, NY, USA, Article 101, 1–12. 

Fiona Bell, Alice Hong, Andreea Danielescu, Aditi Maheshwari, Ben Greenspan, Hiroshi Ishii, Laura Devendorf, Mirela Alistar. 2021. Self-deStaining Textiles: Designing Interactive Systems with Fabric, Stains and Light. Proceedings of the 2021 CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems. Association for Computing Machinery, New York, NY, USA, Article 631, 1–12.

Lea Albaugh, Scott E. Hudson, Lining Yao, and Laura Devendorf. 2020. Investigating Underdetermination Through Interactive Computational Handweaving. In Proceedings of the 2020 ACM on Designing Interactive Systems Conference (DIS ’20). Association for Computing Machinery, New York, NY, USA, 1033–1046.

Josephine Klefeker, libi striegl, and Laura Devendorf. 2020. What HCI Can Learn from ASMR: Becoming Enchanted with the Mundane. In Proceedings of the 2020 CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI ’20). Association for Computing Machinery, New York, NY, USA, 1–12.

Shanel Wu and Laura Devendorf. 2020. Unfabricate: Designing Smart Textiles for Disassembly. In Proceedings of the 2020 CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI ’20). Association for Computing Machinery, New York, NY, USA, 1–14.

Laura Devendorf, Kristina Andersen, Daniela Rosner, Ron Wakkary, James Pierce. 2019. “From HCI to HCI-Amusement: Strategies for Engaging what New Technology Makes Old” In Proceedings of the 2019 CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI ’19). ACM, New York, NY, USA, Paper 35, 12 pages

Laura Devendorf, Chad Di Lauro. 2019. “Adapting Double Weaving and Yarn Plying Techniques for Smart Textiles Applications” In Proceedings of the 2019 Conference on Tangible and Embodied/Embedded Interaction (TEI ’19). ACM, New York, NY, USA, 77-85

Josephine Klefeker and Laura Devendorf. Envisioning Reflective and Relaxing Design with ASMR. In the Companion Publication of the 2019 Conference on Designing Interactive Systems. (DIS Companion ‘19)

Noura Howell, Laura Devendorf, Tomás Vega Gálvez, Rundong (Kevin) Tian, Kimiko Ryokai. 2018. “Tensions of Data-Driven Reflection: A Case Study of Real-Time Emotional Biosensing.” In Proceedings of the 2018 CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI ’18). ACM, New York, NY, USA, Paper 431, 13 pages

Josephine Klefeker and Laura Devendorf. “String Figuring: A Story of Reflection, Material Inquiry, and a Novel Sensor” In Proceedings of the 36th Annual ACM Conference Extended Abstracts on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI EA ‘18)

Laura Devendorf and Daniela K. Rosner. 2017. “Beyond Hybrids: Metaphors and Margins in Design.” In Proceedings of the 2017 Conference on Designing Interactive Systems (DIS ’17). ACM, New York, NY, USA, 995-1000

Exhibitions

Interweaving Poetic Code
Center for Heritage Arts and Textiles (CHAT), Hong Kong, May 1-July 18.

Research Lab of Ambiguous Futurology,
Sasha De Koninck
B2 Residency, April 2021

A Fabric that Remembers
ACADIA 2020 Art Exhibition

Workshops

Textile as Memoir
Laura Devendorf and Sasha de Koninck @ Center for Heritage Arts and Textiles, Hong Kong, May 2021

Future Heirlooms
Sasha De Koninck
@ Textiles at Home Conference Center for Design and Material Culture at the University of Wisconsin Madison, 2021

Embracing Uncertainty in HCI.
Robert Soden, Laura Devendorf, Richmond Y. Wong, Lydia B. Chilton, Ann Light, and Yoko Akama. @ CHI 2020

“Doing Things with Research thru Design: With What, with Whom, and Towards What Ends?”
James Pierce, Kristina Andersen, Andy Boucher, David Chatting, Audrey Desjardins, Laura Devendorf, William Gaver, Tom Jenkins, William Odom, Anna Vallgårda. @ CHI 2019

“Sociotechnical Systems of Care”
Austin Toombs, Laura Devendorf, Patrick Shih, Elizabeth Kaziunas, David Nemer, Helena Mentis, Laura Forlano. “Sociotechnical Systems of Care.” @ CSCW ’18

“Disruptive Improvisation: Making Use of Non-Deterministic Art Practices in HCI”
Kristina Andersen, Laura Devendorf, James Pierce, Daniela K. Rosner, Ron Wakkary. @ CHI 2018

Press & Popular Media

Laura Devendorf/Unstable Design Lab. 2020. Weaving Interfaces to the Past Present and Future. Shuttle Spindle and Dyepot (the Official Publication of the Handweavers Guild of America). Fall 2020, 19-25

Kristina Andersen, Ron Wakkary, Laura Devendorf, and Alex McLean. 2019. Digital crafts-machine-ship: creative collaborations with machines. interactions 27, 1 (December 2019), 30–35.

Open Source Texts and Technologies

AdaCAD
https://adacad-weaver.firebaseapp.com/
Mikhaila Friske, Emma Goodwill, Laura Devendorf, Shanel Wu, Caitlyn Carstens

Prototyping Smart Textiles Textbook
https://unstable.design/prototyping-smart-textiles/_book/
Laura Devendorf, Sasha De Koninck, Steven Frost (+community)

Soft Object Course Curriculum
https://unstable.design/soft-object/_book/
Sasha De Koninck, Laura Devendorf