Thanks for your attention
Thanks for all this attention to this project. I’ll try to answer your questions.
I’m if sure if I understand what do you mean by ‘assume similarity’…
When we started the project we had no blueprint of what we want it to look like, so I hope we didnt have to many assumptions.
There are these buzz-words “Diversity”, “Identity” , “Stereotype” etc and we tried to find out how people we meet and ourselves, live or “DO” these things.
We looked around and spoke to people, and idea of multiple identity and ‘where are you from’ popped out.
Examples of the participatory communication and participatory design.
Yes, there are few examples, from user driven software development to communication and architecture, crime prevention, innovation etc.
Check Voices of Kibera and SIDAREC for instance, an example from communication:
I think this one fits as well: http://sswb-international.org/online4offline-mobile-education-packs/
And this one is the PD used in architecture:
When it comes down to diversity and sharing urban space comfortably this is a good example: