Visualising collective actions – The process of creating the ArtovaModel

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dc.contributor Aalto University en
dc.contributor Aalto-yliopisto fi
dc.contributor.advisor Reunanen, Markku
dc.contributor.advisor Botero, Andrea
dc.contributor.author Panagiotidou, Georgia
dc.date.accessioned 2015-12-16T07:20:44Z
dc.date.available 2015-12-16T07:20:44Z
dc.date.issued 2015
dc.identifier.uri https://aaltodoc.aalto.fi/handle/123456789/19011
dc.description.abstract This thesis illustrates the process of designing a visualisation of collective action practices through the case of the ArtovaModel visualisation. The vision was, through this visualisation, to help the Artova neighbourhood association enable further pleasurable collective actions, engage people in a discussion on collective actions or provide common grounds of communication. I aimed to achieve this by firstly helping to compile a vocabulary, a structure and a database of real-life examples from Artova–facilitated collective actions and later making them accessible by visualising the gathered information in a way that it is transparent and modifiable. This thesis project has derived from a combination of data visualisation practices, human- centered design methods and collective action theory. It describes the collaboration with Artova, six collective actions and the independent company Avanto, to compile practices that Artova-facilitated collective actions share. Human-centered design methods were utilised to identify how these practices might aid other collective actions and the Artova association members. Lastly, an online interactive visualisation to communicate the gathered information was created, based on data visualisation practices. The activities employed and their risks and impact at each step of the visualising process are discussed. The thesis concludes with a personal reflection on this journey and lessons learned about visualising collective actions. en
dc.format.extent 96 + 20
dc.format.mimetype application/pdf en
dc.language.iso en en
dc.title Visualising collective actions – The process of creating the ArtovaModel en
dc.type G2 Pro gradu, diplomityö fi
dc.contributor.school Taiteiden ja suunnittelun korkeakoulu fi
dc.contributor.school School of Arts, Design and Architecture en
dc.contributor.department Median laitos fi
dc.subject.keyword collective actions en
dc.subject.keyword information visualisation en
dc.subject.keyword visualisation design process en
dc.subject.keyword qualitative visualisation approach en
dc.identifier.urn URN:NBN:fi:aalto-201512165529
dc.type.ontasot Master's thesis en
dc.type.ontasot Maisterin opinnäyte fi
dc.contributor.supervisor Reunanen, Markku
dc.programme fi


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