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Well Being 2013, Birmingham City University

Workshop and Keynote Address in inclusive design and wellbeing  Not to have confidence in one’s body is to lose confidence in oneself’ Simone de Beauvoir (1974) Many people, either through disability or ageing, have limited opportunities to enjoy meaningful activities that promote full body movement and physical exercise. Immobility not only impacts on physical well being, but … Continue Reading ››


Somantics uses motion sensing and projection technology to recognise and convert gesture into visceral, real-world digital performances. The aim of the work has to produce a suite of 'tools for expression' that discover, capture and amplify the communication interests of young people with Autism Spectrum Conditions (ASC) and other related communication difficulties.