Author Archives: Birgitta

RHYME at EHiN 2016 conference

RHYME participated and contributed in several ways at this year’s EHiN conference. The conference, with the title “Shaping the future of health”,  was arranged in the Spectrum hall in Oslo, from 14th to 16th November 2016. The EHiN conference is … Continue reading

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RHYME won best Paper Presentation at AudioMostly2016

RHYME member Anders-Petter Andersson won best paper presentation when he presented Birgitta Cappelen and his paper on AudioMostly2016 the 6th October 2016.  The motivation the committee gave was: “A very pedagogical, well-designed and passionate presentation with humorous and daring elements” The … Continue reading

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Collaboration on Smart Textile development in Borås

RHYME member Birgitta Cappelen have started an collaboration with Dr. Delia Dumitrescu who is a reseacher in the field of Smart Textiles at Borås School of Textile. Borås School of Textile is the leading school and environment within Smart Textile … Continue reading

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RHYME at Universal Design 2016

On August 23rd RHYME members Birgitta Cappelen and Anders-Petter Andersson presented a paper at the Universal Design 2016 conference in York. The biannual Universal Design conference is together with the Inclusive Design conference the most important community within design for people … Continue reading

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Polly World “On Tour”

    RHYME and Polly World was last year invited to become part of the programme for Arts and Culture in Norwegian Schools, called “The Cultural Rucksack” (Den kulturelle skolesekken). This is a unique cultural programme financed by the Arts Council … Continue reading

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RHYME lecture and Workshop at KhiO

   The 8th of February RHYME member Birgitta Cappelen lectured at Oslo National Academy of the Arts (KhiO). The title of her lecture was “Interactive Sensorial Textile Experiences”. In the lecture, Birgitta focused on her more personal background and motivation for her participation … Continue reading

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RHYME presentation and workshop in Nordplus network

RHYME members Anders-Petter Andersson and Birgitta Cappelen were invited to contribute with lecture and Polly World Workshop at the SPEDUTEC meeting in Goethenburg from November 2nd to 4th. “SPEDUTEC is a project supported by the Nordplus Horizontal Programme under the Nordic … Continue reading

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Presentation and Exhibition at Sagenehuset 30th October

Welcome to the open presentation on Vitalizing Welfare Technology! Where   Sagenehuset / Sagenehjemmet (Maridalsveien 177, Oslo) When   Presentation at 1 PM,  Exhibition 4 -6 PM Here is my Vitalising Welfare presentation (english) Here is the exhibition folder (norwegian)  Vitaliserende velferdsteknologi … Continue reading

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Intensive Design Work is going on

Visit at ALMAS House to experience existing Welfare Technology     Intensive work in the Class Room     Material and shape explorations      

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The “Vitalising Welfare Technology” course has started

Today, 12th October, the master course “Vitalising Welfare Technology” started with an extensive workshop with residents, caregivers, family, experts and designers at Sagenehjemmet. The workshop was a great success and the groups created over 40 ideas for new concepts of welfare … Continue reading

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