A sheet of notes jn someone else’s handwriting


Why make people uncomfortable?
1) Entertainment (roller-coaster experience, thrill)
2) Enlightenment (passage to self-reflection, holocaust museum, fasting etc)
3) Sociality (experiencing uncomfortable situations together)

Designing for discomfort
Visceral (cause pain – physical discomfort)
Intimacy (isolate people – employ surveillance)
Cultural (design culturally resonant devices, confront challenging themes)
Control (surrender control to the machine, control to other people, require participants to take control)

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