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Eat Your Heart Out: Framing Design, Experience, Street Foods, and Globalization

Abstract Eat Your Heart Out is a visually rich qualitative ethnic food research that examines consumption, production, and distribution practices transnationally. Through the example of Mumbai’s street foods, the study aims to discover how design participates in fashioning the street food experiences locally and globally.

Food is an important cultural artifact in the world. However, past research in design suggests that the discipline has mainly focused on food as a catalyst for creativity and imagination or as a tool to examine materialistic, economical, sensorial, and emotional connections. Studying the user-focused involvement in the creation of food artifacts and focusing on cultural, global, and historical aspects of that participation are i... (more)
Created Date 2018
Contributor Zunjarwad, Renu Madhav (Author) / Margolis, Eric (Advisor) / Boradkar, Prasad (Advisor) / Heywood, William (Committee member) / Arizona State University (Publisher)
Subject Design / Cultural and global aspects of food artifacts / Ethnic food / nostalgia / and design / Ethnographic practice in design / Participatory research in design / Theory / criticality / and Mumbai's street foods / Visual research in design
Type Doctoral Dissertation
Extent 151 pages
Language English
Note Doctoral Dissertation Design, Environment and the Arts 2018
Collaborating Institutions Graduate College / ASU Library
Additional Formats MODS / OAI Dublin Core / RIS

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