Semefulness: Touch, Design and Meaning

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Smart Design: First International Conference Proceedings, 2012, pp. 57 - 86
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This paper explores the multiple significances (semefulness) of touch, as experienced by us as embodied subjects. Prompted by the development of a range of touch-based technologies and by new writings on the senses, I explore meanings of touchconnection, engagement, contiguity, differentiation, positioningfor their contribution to our understanding of the world and of our own embodied subjectivity.
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