Making recommendation systems in apartment management platforms visible to domestic help

Facilitated by: Dr. Naveen L. Bagalkot & Venkat ChilikuriCollaborator: Mahima Chandak, MDes Year 1Time: January to February 2019Duration: 5 weeks DescriptionIn the second Semester I took the Probing Service, Systems and Infrastructure studio to critically explore apartment management platforms like MyGate, Apna Complex and Apartment Adda to look at the power structures and inequalities that […]

Role of fathers-to-be in pregnancy care

Facilitated by: Dr. Naveen L. Bagalkot & the HCPC Research TeamProject Partner: Maya HealthLocation: Channapatna, KarnatakaTime: September to October 2018Duration: 7 weeks DescriptionThis project was based in Channapatna, a semi-urban area around 70km away from the city of Bengaluru. As part of my first Research Practice I did a literature and state-of-the-art review, conducted interviews […]

Collective speculations of menstrual health management with rural youth at Hunarghar, Rajasthan

Facilitated by: Dr. Naveen L. Bagalkot & Laxmi MurthyCollaborator: Prashansa Rakesh, MDes Year 2Time: August to September 2018Duration: 2 weeks DescriptionThe Future of Interaction Design was a 2 week workshop where we explored participatory approaches to designing the future. Along with participants from rural Rajasthan (boys and girls between 16-18 years), under the guidance of […]

The Resistance Ep. 222 – Speculative Design Fiction

Facilitated by: Dr. Naveen L. BagalkotTime: July to August 2018Duration: 5 weeks DescriptionSpeculative Design Fiction was a 5 week studio where we explored how we can re-imagine a story (a myth, folk tale or any fiction) and use it as an inspiration to produce a techno-centric speculative design fiction. I worked with Mimi Mondal’s story […]

Mapping an Appreciative Inquiry of Community Health in Madeena Chowk, Channapatna

Facilitated by: Dr. Naveen L. BagalkotTime: March to April 2019Duration: 6 weeks DescriptionAs part of my second Research Practice unit I decided to continue with the context of pregnancy care in Channapatna. But this time I focused on traditional practices and using Oral History as a methodology to capture this. Given the context and aspects […]