MoMA R&D

Reading Resources

FRICTION AND THE CREATIVE MIND

Berkowitz, Aaron, The Improvising Mind, Oxford University Press (2010)

Bronson, Po and Merryman, Ashley, The Creativity Crisis, Newsweek (07.10.2010)

Jones,Jonathan, Lego:the building blocks of the imagination, The Guardian (12.28.2012)

Moreau, C. Page and Engeset, Marit Gundersen, The Downstream Consequences of Problem-Solving Mindsets, Journal of Marketing Research, vol. 53, no.1, pp.18-30 (2016)

Simons, Jake Wallis, Why Lego is ruining our kids' imaginations, CNN (12.01.2014)

Speicher, Sandy, The uncomfortable secret to creative success is “disequilibrium”, Quartz (11.06.2017)

FRICTION, RISK AND RESILIENCE

Albergotti, Reed and Wang, Shirley, Is It Time to Retire the Football Helmet?, The Wall Street Journal (11.11.2009)

Barry, Ellen, In Britain’s Playgrounds, ‘Bringing in Risk’ to Build Resilience, The New York Time (03.10.2018)

Lents, Nathan, Yes, Overprotective Parenting Harms Kids, Psychology Today (08.28.2016)

Mullins, Aimee, The opportunity of adversity, TED Talk (Oct 2009)

Voce, Adrian, Risky play prepares kids for life, The Guardian (08.05.2008)

DESIGN AND POSITIVE DISCOMFORT

Dunne & Raby on Future Frictions: Perspectives on world-building, Z33 commission (2014)

Brignull, Harry, Dark Patterns: inside the interfaces designed to trick you, The Verge (08.29.2013)

Flowers, Erik, Adapting to Discomfort, HelloErik (10.29.2012)

Hassenzahl, Marc and Laschke, Matthias, Pleasurable Troublemakers, in The gameful world. Approaches, issues, application, edited by Steffen P. Walz and Sebastian Deterding, pp.167-196, MIT Press (2015)

Jenova, Chen, Flow in Games (and Everything Else), Communications of the ACM, vol.50, no.4, pp.31-34 (2007)

Kerris, Daniel, Great design requires discomfort. Embrace it, Designing Atlassian (07.13.2015)

Millar, Brian, Why We Should Design Things To Be Difficult To Use, The Guardian (03.04.15)

Peters, Adele, Don’t Relax: Uncomfortability Is The New Convenience, Fast Company (03.16.15)

Yoo, Frank, Deliberate Discomfort, UX Collective (11.17.2016)

THE POLITICS OF FRICTION

Why Is Everybody Being So Nice?, De Appel Curatorial Programme (Apr 2017)

Bornschier, Simon, Cleavage Politics in Old and New Democracies, Living Reviews in Democracy, pp.2-10 (Oct 2009)

Ehrenreich, Barbara, Smile or Die: How Positive Thinking Fooled America and the World, Granta (2010)

Goodman, Lizzy, The School Teaching Women to Ask for What They Want, The Cut (01.23.2018)

Schulman, Sarah, Conflict Is Not Abuse: Overstating Harm, Community Responsibility, and the Duty of Repair, Arsenal Pulp Press (2016)

Rosler, Martha, Why Are People Being So Nice?, e-flux (Nov 2016)

Urbaniak, Kasia, Influence vs control, kasiaurbaniak.com

Williams, Tevin, What Is Being Unapologetically Black?, The Odyssey (04.05.216)

URBAN FRICTION

McGuirk, Justin, Can Cities Make Us Better Citizens?, The New Yorker (04.26.2018)

Stringer, Leigh, The Value of Urban Friction, www.leighstringer.com (04.25.2015)

Tiku, Nitasha, Sidewalk, Rage Is Real and It’s Spectacular, NYmag (02.15.2011)

Wang, Shirley, Get Out of My Way, You Jerk!, The Wall Street Journal (01.15.2011)

PAIN MAKES US GAIN

Bastian, Brock, Jetten, Jolanda, and Ferris, Laura, Pain as Social Glue, APS journal, vol.25, no.11, pp.2079-85 (2014)

Bastian, Brock, Why we need pain to feel happiness, TEDx (10.07.2016)

Konnikova, Maria, Pain Really Does Make Us Gain, The New Yorker (24.12.2014)

Turner, Bryan and Wainwright, Steven, Corps de ballet: the case of the injured ballet dancer, Sociology of Health & Illness, vol.25, no.4, pp.269-88 (2003)

Speakers

Reading Resources

FRICTION AND THE CREATIVE MIND

Berkowitz, Aaron, The Improvising Mind, Oxford University Press (2010)

Bronson, Po and Merryman, Ashley, The Creativity Crisis, Newsweek (07.10.2010)

Jones,Jonathan, Lego:the building blocks of the imagination, The Guardian (12.28.2012)

Moreau, C. Page and Engeset, Marit Gundersen, The Downstream Consequences of Problem-Solving Mindsets, Journal of Marketing Research, vol. 53, no.1, pp.18-30 (2016)

Simons, Jake Wallis, Why Lego is ruining our kids' imaginations, CNN (12.01.2014)

Speicher, Sandy, The uncomfortable secret to creative success is “disequilibrium”, Quartz (11.06.2017)

FRICTION, RISK AND RESILIENCE

Albergotti, Reed and Wang, Shirley, Is It Time to Retire the Football Helmet?, The Wall Street Journal (11.11.2009)

Barry, Ellen, In Britain’s Playgrounds, ‘Bringing in Risk’ to Build Resilience, The New York Time (03.10.2018)

Lents, Nathan, Yes, Overprotective Parenting Harms Kids, Psychology Today (08.28.2016)

Mullins, Aimee, The opportunity of adversity, TED Talk (Oct 2009)

Voce, Adrian, Risky play prepares kids for life, The Guardian (08.05.2008)

DESIGN AND POSITIVE DISCOMFORT

Dunne & Raby on Future Frictions: Perspectives on world-building, Z33 commission (2014)

Brignull, Harry, Dark Patterns: inside the interfaces designed to trick you, The Verge (08.29.2013)

Flowers, Erik, Adapting to Discomfort, HelloErik (10.29.2012)

Hassenzahl, Marc and Laschke, Matthias, Pleasurable Troublemakers, in The gameful world. Approaches, issues, application, edited by Steffen P. Walz and Sebastian Deterding, pp.167-196, MIT Press (2015)

Jenova, Chen, Flow in Games (and Everything Else), Communications of the ACM, vol.50, no.4, pp.31-34 (2007)

Kerris, Daniel, Great design requires discomfort. Embrace it, Designing Atlassian (07.13.2015)

Millar, Brian, Why We Should Design Things To Be Difficult To Use, The Guardian (03.04.15)

Peters, Adele, Don’t Relax: Uncomfortability Is The New Convenience, Fast Company (03.16.15)

Yoo, Frank, Deliberate Discomfort, UX Collective (11.17.2016)

THE POLITICS OF FRICTION

Why Is Everybody Being So Nice?, De Appel Curatorial Programme (Apr 2017)

Bornschier, Simon, Cleavage Politics in Old and New Democracies, Living Reviews in Democracy, pp.2-10 (Oct 2009)

Ehrenreich, Barbara, Smile or Die: How Positive Thinking Fooled America and the World, Granta (2010)

Goodman, Lizzy, The School Teaching Women to Ask for What They Want, The Cut (01.23.2018)

Schulman, Sarah, Conflict Is Not Abuse: Overstating Harm, Community Responsibility, and the Duty of Repair, Arsenal Pulp Press (2016)

Rosler, Martha, Why Are People Being So Nice?, e-flux (Nov 2016)

Urbaniak, Kasia, Influence vs control, kasiaurbaniak.com

Williams, Tevin, What Is Being Unapologetically Black?, The Odyssey (04.05.216)

URBAN FRICTION

McGuirk, Justin, Can Cities Make Us Better Citizens?, The New Yorker (04.26.2018)

Stringer, Leigh, The Value of Urban Friction, www.leighstringer.com (04.25.2015)

Tiku, Nitasha, Sidewalk, Rage Is Real and It’s Spectacular, NYmag (02.15.2011)

Wang, Shirley, Get Out of My Way, You Jerk!, The Wall Street Journal (01.15.2011)

PAIN MAKES US GAIN

Bastian, Brock, Jetten, Jolanda, and Ferris, Laura, Pain as Social Glue, APS journal, vol.25, no.11, pp.2079-85 (2014)

Bastian, Brock, Why we need pain to feel happiness, TEDx (10.07.2016)

Konnikova, Maria, Pain Really Does Make Us Gain, The New Yorker (24.12.2014)

Turner, Bryan and Wainwright, Steven, Corps de ballet: the case of the injured ballet dancer, Sociology of Health & Illness, vol.25, no.4, pp.269-88 (2003)