Ambala, AT. 2020. Voicing ordinary people and everyday narratives through participatory digital storytelling. Presented at the @frica: digital media conference, University of Houston, 28 February 2020.
Ambala, AT. 2019. Centering marginal voices: Digital Storytelling for self-representation in a Kenyan marginalized community. African Digital Media Research Methods Symposium, Rhodes University’s School of Journalism and Media Studies, 5 – 7 June, 2019.
Ambala, AT. 2019. Television’s shifting broadcasting-scape in contemporary Africa in Media Studies, Chiumbu, S. & Iqani, M. (Eds). Oxford University Press South Africa.
Fenn, T. 2019. The Research through Design Thinking Method: an approach to research report writing in early level post-graduate education. Designed Futures, DEFSA Conference (2019). September 09 – 11, 2019. Cape Town.
Fenn, T. & Campbell, AD. 2019. Sensing iGoli: Applying Typological Activity System Models in the Design of Innovative and Appropriate Urban Technologies.
Hobbs, J. & Fenn, T. 2019. The Design of Socially Sustainable Ontologies. Philosophy & Technology, 32, pg.745–767.
Khoza, BJ. & Van Der Westhuizen, D. 2019. Working Towards Industry 4.0 with industry 1.0 Technologies: Teaching digital pinhole photography at a higher education institution. The South African International Conference on Educational Technologies (SAICET). September 16-18, 2019. Pretoria University.
Khoza, BJ. & Naidoo, SG. 2019. Framing the screen: Applied visual techniques to enhance the impact of instructional videos. The South African International Conference on Educational Technologies (SAICET) 2019. September 16-18, 2019. Pretoria University.
Fenn, T. & Hobbs, J. 2018. Nurturing critical citizen designers: Applying strategic models for reflective practice. In Costandius, E. & Botes, H. (Eds.) Educating Citizen Designers in Southern Africa. Stellenbosch: SUNMeDIA.
Khoza, BJ. & Naidoo, SG. 2018. The Story of Everything: Structural Design process of a Blended Course. 16 April 2018. University of Stellenbosch.
Fenn, T. & Hobbs, J. 2017. Experience-led Design Strategy. The Design Management Academy International Conference (2017). 7 – 9 June 2017. Hong Kong. Vol 5, pg.1667-1684.
Fenn, T. & Hobbs, J. 2017. Conceiving and Applying Relationship Models for Design Strategy. In Chakrabarti, A. & Chakrabarti, D. (Eds.), Research into Design for Communities, Volume 2, Smart Innovation, Systems and Technologies. Proceedings of ICoRD 2017. Springer Nature; Singapore. pg.517-528.
Myers, H. A Humanistic Approach to Designing and Assessing Interactive-narrative Based Social Interventions. The 14th National Conference of the Design Education Forum of SA. (DEFSA). 2017. www.defsa.org.za.
Ambala, AT. 2016. Voicing “Kenyanness” in the everyday: disrupting traditional broadcasting tropes through participatory digital storytelling, in African Journalism Studies. Vol 37(4). 2016. pg.45-61.
Ambala, AT. 2015. Illusions of participation: power and empowerment in Kenya’s contemporary television broadcasting-scape. Paper presented at the Intimacy at a distance: Television at home and away symposium hosted by the University of Cape Town’s Centre for Film and Media Studies on the 13th and 14th of June 2015.
Donaldson, T. & Fenn, T. 2015. The Betterness of Braamfontein. Ethics and accountability in Design: Do they matter? – 7th International DEFSA Conference Proceedings, Midrand Graduate Institute & Vaal University of Technology, 2 – 4 September, 2015. Midrand.
Fenn, T. 2015. Framing Complexity: an experience-led approach to designing user research. Ethics and accountability in Design: Do they matter? – 7th International DEFSA Conference Proceedings, Midrand Graduate Institute & Vaal University of Technology, 2 – 4 September, 2015. Midrand.
Fenn, T. & Hobbs, J. 2015. Wicked Ethics in Design. Ethics and accountability in Design: Do they matter? – 7th International DEFSA Conference Proceedings, Midrand Graduate Institute & Vaal University of Technology, 2 – 4 September, 2015. Midrand.
Hobbs, J. & Fenn, T. 2015. The Firma Model: A Meta-framework for Design Research, Strategy and Critique. The Virtuous Circle, Summer Cumulus Conference (2015). Politecnico de Milano, 3 – 7 June, 2015. Milan.
Hobbs, J. & Fenn, T. 2015. The Firma Model: A Tool for Resolving Complex Societal Problems. Ethics and accountability in Design: Do they matter? – 7th International DEFSA Conference Proceedings, Midrand Graduate Institute & Vaal University of Technology, 2 – 4 September, 2015. Midrand.
Pretorious, M., Hobbs, J. & Fenn, T. 2015. The User Experience Landscape of South Africa. SAICSIT ’15, September 28 – 30, 2015. Stellenbosch, South Africa.
Ambala, AT. 2014. Reimagining the Kenyan television broadcasting scape: Active User Generated Content (AUGC) as an emancipating platform in Ecquid Novi: African Journalism Studies. Vol 35(3). 2014. pg.39-53.
Fenn, T. 2014. Applying Generative Tools in the co-design of digital interactive products in development contexts. Cumulus Johannesburg: Design with the other 90%: Changing the World by Design. Johannesburg, South Africa. September 2014. pg.368-882.
Fenn, T. & Hobbs, J. 2014. The information architecture of meaning making. In Resmini, A. (Ed.) Reframing Information Architecture, Human-Computer Interaction Series. Springer International Publishing; Switzerland. pg.11-30.
Ambala, AT. 2013. Chronicling the Kenyan broadcasting landscape: a legacy of elitist self-preservation, political profiteering and the ‘big tribe’ syndrome. Presented at the East Africa @ 50 Conference (2013), 10 – 12 September, 2013 at the University of Nairobi, Kenya.
Fenn, T. & Hobbs, J. 2013. Applying user journey design to resolve complex design problems. Gaborone International Design Conference (2013). 24 – 26 September, 2013. Gaborone, Botswana.
Fenn, T. & Hobbs, J. 2013. Preparing undergraduate design students for complexity: a case study of the Johannesburg Art Gallery Project. Gaborone International Design Conference (2013). 24 – 26 September, 2013. Gaborone, Botswana.
Hobbs, J. & Fenn, T. 2013. Navigating Indeterminacy through the application of User Journeys. Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference on Design, Development and Research (2013). June, 2013. Kumasi, Ghana. pg.190-209.
Fenn, T. & Hobbs, J. 2012. The information architecture of transdisciplinary design practice: Rethinking Nathan Shedroff’s continuum of understanding. 2nd International Conference on Design, Development and Research Design (2012). Cape Town, South Africa.
Fenn, T. & Hobbs, J. 2011. A Role for Information Architecture in Design Education: Conceptualising indeterminate problems in design thinking. Sixth International DEFSA Conference (2011).
Hobbs, J. & Fenn, T. 2011. A Role for Information Architecture in Design Education: Developing Innovation Through Structured Thinking. Sixth International DEFSA Conference (2011). pg.87-94.
Hobbs, J., Fenn, T. & Resmini, A. 2011. Maturing a practice. Journal of Information Architecture. Vol 2(1). 2011. pg.37-54.
Creative Practice Research (h2)
Edwards, M. 2019. Oh Mercy. Group exhibition, The Art Box Gallery, Pretoria.
Edwards, M. 2017. Drinking Water. Solo exhibition, Hazard Gallery Projects, Johannesburg.
Khoza, B. 2014. Boda Boda Lounge Project. Group exhibition, Alle School of Fine Arts & Design, Addis Ababa University, Addis Ababa.
Pater, L. 2014. Airmail. Independent animated short, published online: https://www.behance.net/gallery/20763593/Airmail
Edwards, M. 2012. Exposures. Group exhibition, FADA Gallery, University of Johannesburg.
Edwards, M. 2011. PPC Awards. Group exhibition, Association of Arts, Pretoria.
Edwards, M. 2010. Dada South. Group exhibition, Iziko South African National Gallery, Cape Town.
Khoza, B. 2010. Blissfull Disturbance. Group exhibition, Michaelis Galleries, Michaelis School of Fine Art (UCT), Cape Town.
Khoza, B. 2010. Contemporary South Africa. Group exhibition, ISIS Arts, BEK Gallery Norway and ISIS Arts Newcastle, Newcastle upon Tyne.
Khoza, B. 2010. The Spirit in not an idea- Says the Penguin. Group exhibition, CO-OP gallery Johannesburg, Johannesburg.
Post Graduate Research
Donaldson, T.J. 2020. Co-designing digital information-seeking activities with and for the small-scale farmers of the Siyakhana Initiative. Supervisors: T Fenn and A D. Campbell.
Steinhobel, E. 2020. Applying User-experience Design to support Johannesburg high school educators teaching Design Thinking. Supervisor: T Fenn.
Gold, Y.G. 2018. A human-centred approach to the design of an interactive product that enhances nurses’ experience of accessing and sharing information within a hospital environment. Supervisors: T Fenn and N Harvey.