Participatory design through a cultural lens: insights from postcolonial theory
This paper examines challenges faced in participatory design’s confrontation with cultural complexity in contexts of intercultural encounter and transnational exchange. We argue that there is need for more elaborate approaches to culture, technology, and participation in relation to PD and PoCo offers one fruitful view.
Mainsah, H., & Morrison, A. 2014. 'Participatory design through a cultural lens: insights from postcolonial theory'. In Proceedings of PDC 2014. Windhoek: 06.10.2014–10.10.2014. Available: http://www.pdc2014.org/