Developed during my PhD research, the “entoptic” (typically referring to visual phenomena such as floaters) design metaphor characterizes how the interplay of material components of systems shapes human experience and has grown into a distinct avenue of research. Importantly, making “entoptic media” is key here.
This process has led to me leading a growing, informal research group on Entoptic Media with international collaborators James Pierce (University of Washington), Nick Merrill (University of California, Berkeley), Arne Berger (Anhalt University of Applied Sciences), Heidi Biggs (The Pennsylvania State University), Julija Rukanskaite (Independent Researcher), Michael Heidt (Anhalt University of Applied Sciences), and Joseph Lindley (Lancaster University). Thus far, my work on the entoptic metaphor and the making of Entoptic Media has produced two main avenues for outputs:
• Exhibition of prototypes at MozFest Manchester, London Design Festival and Dutch Design Week (all 2022) and at MozFest House Amsterdam (2023).
- ML Uncertainty as a Design MaterialMachine Learning Uncertainty as a Design Material Part of Post-Phenomenological AI Studies and Entoptic Media In this project, I conducted post-phenomenological analyses of four projects from different methodological strands of […]
- Entoptic Field CameraEntoptic Field Camera Part of Post-Phenomenological AI Studies and Entoptic Media Inspired by the appearance of skies in photos of the 2020 California wildfires (i.e., deep reds appeared blueish-grayish), I […]