Introduction: About Doing Sensory Ethnography PART I: Rethinking Ethnography Through The Senses Chapter 1. Situating Sensory Ethnography: from academia to intervention Chapter 2. Principles For Sensory Ethnography: perception, place, knowing, memory and imagination Chapter 3. Preparing For Sensory Research: practical and orientation issues PART II: Sensory Ethnography In Practice Chapter 4. The Sensoriality Of The Interview: rethinking personal encounters through the senses Chapter 5. Sensory Research Through Participation: from observation to intervention Chapter 6. Mediated Sensory Ethnography: doing and recording sensory ethnography in a digital world PART III: Interpreting And Representing Sensory Knowing Chapter 7. Interpreting Multisensory Research : organising, analysing and meaning making Chapter 8. Representing Sensory Ethnography: communicating, arguing and the non-representational Afterword: Imagining Sensory Futures: ethnography, design and future studies
Sarah Pink is Professor of Design and Emerging Technologies, Founding Director of the Emerging Technologies Research Lab at Monash University Australia and Associate Director of Monash Energy Institute. She is International Guest Professor at Halmstad University in Sweden, Adjunct Distinguished Professor at RMIT University Australia, where she was previously Director of the Digital Ethnography Research Centre. She is also Visiting Professor in the Design School and Fellow of the Institute of Advanced Studies at Loughborough University, where she was formerly Professor of Social Sciences. Sarah is a Fellow of the Academy of the Social Sciences in Australia. Sarah is a world leader in innovative digital, visual and sensory research and dissemination methodologies, which she engages in interdisciplinary projects with design, engineering and creative practice disciplines to engage with contemporary issues and challenges. She is known globally for her design anthropological research and collaboration across disciplines and with partners inside and outside academia. She has developed and collaborated in visual ethnography research across the world, including in the United Kingdom, Spain, Sweden, Australia, Brazil, Chile and Indonesia.
Doing Sensory Ethnography is an essential, readable and
above all fascinating volume that is required reading across
disciplines and for anyone interested in or working on the senses.
-- Andrew Irving
Doing Sensory Ethnography situates the field in its broad multidisciplinary and contemporary context, but also provides a hands-on approach to ethnographic methods as well as the writing up of results. It guides the reader through the field in a reflexive and highly stimulating way.
-- Orvar Loefgren