Observer-in-Residence Methodology

Conversation as:

  • knowledge gathering
  • finding common ground
  • consoling, listening
  • mirroring
  • informal dissemination (private)


Writing as:

  • aggregating
  • responding
  • organising information and data
  • information distribution (public & private)


Photography as:

  • context creating
  • entertaining
  • showing
  • object creation
  • information distribution (public)

Other activities:

  • maintaining aspects of normal life (other work, exercise, private time)
  • exploring personal interests (consumer goods, nature, maps, markets, local food)
  • being a tourist (understanding projected reality)
  • reading, watching films

concept / content by Julie Upmeyer, 2007 / 8  www.active-ingredient.net