Select Publications


Brankaert R; Kenning G, 2020, HCI and Design in the Context of Dementia, Brankaert R; Kenning G, (ed.), Springer,

Treadaway C; Fennell J; Prytherch D; Kenning G; Prior A; Walters A; Taylor A, 2018, Compassionate design: How to design for advanced dementia – A toolkit for designers, Cardiff Metropolitan Press, Cardiff

Book Chapters

Kenning G, 2023, 'Arts engagement: Experiences to support wellbeing and inform understanding of lived experience', in Crawford P (ed.), Encyclopaedia of the health humanities

Kuchelmeister V; Bennett J; Kenning G, 2022, 'Cultivating empathy through VR engagements with lived experience', in Clarke L; Kelomees R (ed.), [re|dis]connection Interactive Storytelling Art, ETC Press, Pittsburgh, pp. 91 - 108,

Kenning G; Bennett J; Kuchelmeister V, 2022, 'The Visit: A collaborative confabulation', in Bennett J (ed.), The Big Anxiety: Taking Care of Mental Health in Times of Crisis, Bloomsbury Academic, London & New York, pp. 80 - 89,

Kenning G, 2021, 'Project-based Participatory Practice and Research: Reflections on Being ‘in the Field’', in Vear C (ed.), The Routledge International Handbook of Practice-Based Research, Routledge - Taylor and Francis Group, London,

Kenning G, 2021, 'Project-based participatory practice and research', in The Routledge International Handbook of Practice-Based Research, Routledge, pp. 677 - 683,

Kenning G; Bennett J; Kuchelmeister V; Ginnivan N; Neidorf M, 2021, 'An immersive art-based approach to engaging with the embodied, sensory and affective experience of living with dementia', in Dementia Lab 2021: Supporting ability through design, Springer, Switzerland, pp. 95 - 104,

Kenning G, 2020, 'Connecting with and through art', in Mateus-Berr R; Gruber LV (ed.), Arts & Dementia. Interdisciplinary Perspectives, De Gruyter Edition Angewandte, Vienna, pp. 326 - 339

Kenning G; Brankaert R, 2020, 'Framing in Context', in Brankaert R; Kenning G (ed.), Human–Computer Interaction Series, Springer International Publishing, pp. 1 - 14,

Kenning G, 2020, 'Reciprocal Design', in Brankaert R; Kenning G (ed.), Human–Computer Interaction Series, Springer International Publishing, pp. 17 - 32,

Brankaert R; Kenning G, 2020, 'Where from and Where Next?—HCI and Design in the Context of Dementia', in Brankaert R; Kenning G (ed.), Human–Computer Interaction Series, Springer International Publishing, pp. 349 - 355,

Kenning G, 2019, 'Crafting wellbeing: Using digital technologies to support co-designed lace-making processes', in Toeters M (ed.), Unfolding Fashion Tech Pioneers of Bright Futures, Onomatopee, Netherlands, pp. 86 - 90

Kenning G; Ilsar A; Brankaert R; Evans M, 2019, 'Improvisation and Reciprocal Design: Soundplay for Dementia', in Dementia Lab 2019 : making design work : engaging with dementia in context : 4th Conference, D-Lab 2019, Eindhoven, The Netherlands, October 21-22, 2019, Proceedings, pp. 82 - 91,

Treadaway C; Fennell J; Prytherch D; Kenning G; Walters A, 2019, 'Designing for well-being in late stage dementia.', in Coles R; Costa S; Watson S (ed.), Pathways to Well-Being in Design Examples from the Arts, Humanities and the Built Environment, Routledge, London

Kenning G; Law J, 2018, 'Knitting and crochet as experiment: Exploring social and material practices of computation and craft', in Luckman S; Thomas N (ed.), Craft Economies, Bloomsbury, London, pp. 187-197 - 187-197

Edited Books

Griffith S; Carruthers K; Bliemel M; Carruthers K; Bliemel M; Whitton D; Dube M; Matthews J; Witteveen L; Larenstein V; Lie R; Kenning G; De Lorenzo C; Ashburn E; Kälviäinen M; lofthouse V; Kuzmina K; Bohemia E; Kueh C; Thom R; Wechsler J; Reed G; o'connor A; Roos G; Sadowska N; Laffy D; Dong E; Tregloan K; Wise K; Fountain W; Spicer P; Prescott S; Blackwell J, (eds.), 2018, Visual tools for developing student capacity for cross-disciplinary collaboration, innovation and entrepreneurship, Common Ground Research Networks, Champaign Illinois,

Journal articles

Lim ML; Zammit C; Lewis E; Ee N; Maiden G; Goldwater M; Kimonis E; Kenning G; Rockwood K; Fitzgerald A; Radford K; Dodge H; Ward SA; Delbaere K; Peters R, 2024, 'A 10-week intergenerational program bringing together community-living older adults and preschool children (INTERACTION): a pilot feasibility non-randomised clinical trial', Pilot and Feasibility Studies, 10, pp. 37,

Bennett J; Kenning G; Wobcke M; Gitau L, 2024, 'Connecting Us Back to Ourselves: Aesthetic Experience as a Means to Growth after Trauma', Social Sciences, 13,

Yashadhana A; Fields T; Liu E; Serova N; O’Leary M; Kenning G; Kuchelmeister V; Lockhart J; de Leeuw E, 2023, 'Therapeutic aspects of Connection to Country and cultural landscapes among Aboriginal peoples from the Stolen Generations living in urban NSW, Australia', Public Health Research and Practice, 33,

Bennett J; Kenning G; Gitau L; Moran R; Wobcke M, 2023, 'Transforming Trauma through an Arts Festival: A Psychosocial Case Study', Social Sciences, 12,

Brady B; Rosenberg S; Newman CE; Kaladelfos A; Kenning G; Duck-Chong E; Bennett J, 2022, 'Gender is dynamic for all people', Discover Psychology, 2,

Gitau L; Kenning G; Burgess S; Bennett J; Kuchelmeister V; Neidorf M; Ginnivan N, 2022, 'Pre-Engagement as Method: An EmbodiMapTM VR Experience to Explore Lived Experience of People from South Sudanese Refugee Background', International Journal of Qualitative Methods, 21, pp. 16094069221123167,

Ilsar A; Kenning G; Trolland S; Frame C, 2022, 'Inclusive improvisation: exploring the line between listening and playing music', ACM Transactions on Accessible Computing (TACCESS), 15, pp. 1 - 21,

Ilsar A; Kenning G; Trolland S; Frame C, 2022, 'Inclusive Improvisation: Exploring the Line between Listening and Playing Music.', ACM Trans. Access. Comput., 15, pp. 9:1 - 9:1

Kenning G; Ee N; Xu Y; Luu BL; Ward SA; Goldwater MB; Lewis E; Radford K; Anstey KJ; Lautenschlager NT; Fitzgerald JA; Rockwood K; Peters R, 2021, 'Intergenerational Practice in the Community—What Does the Community Think?', Social Sciences, 10, pp. 374 - 374,

Kuchelmeister V; Bennett J; Kenning G; Ginnivan N; Papadopoulos C; Neidorf M, 2021, 'The Visit', Prof Jill Bennett,

Haan MD; Brankaert R; Kenning G; Lu Y, 2021, 'Creating a Social Learning Environment for and by Older Adults in the Use and Adoption of Smartphone Technology to Age in Place', Frontiers in Public Health, 9, pp. 568822,

Peters R; Ee N; Ward SA; Kenning G; Radford K; Goldwater M; Dodge HH; Lewis E; Xu Y; Kudrna G; Hamilton M; Peters J; Anstey KJ; Lautenschlager NT; Fitzgerald A; Rockwood K, 2021, 'Intergenerational Programmes bringing together community dwelling non-familial older adults and children: A Systematic Review', Archives of Gerontology and Geriatrics, 94, pp. 104356,

Kenning G; Visser M, 2021, 'Evaluating quality of life and wellbeing at the intersection of dementia care and creative engagement', Dementia: the international journal of social research and practice, 20, pp. 2441 - 2461,

Papadopoulos C; Kenning G; Bennett J; Kuchelmeister V; Ginnivan N; Neidorf M, 2021, 'A visit with Viv: Empathising with a digital human character embodying the lived experiences of dementia', Dementia: The International Journal of Social Research and Practice, 20, pp. 2462 - 2477,

Houben M; Brankaert R; Kenning G; Eggen B; Bongers I, 2020, 'The perspectives of professional caregivers on implementing audio-based technology in residential dementia care', International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 17, pp. 1 - 19,

Kenning G, 2019, 'Chronic health: if not us then who? A review of an exhibition exploring the assistive, speculative, provocative and challenging role of design for health — Embassy of Health, Dutch Design Week', Design for Health, 3, pp. 162 - 179,

Treadaway C; Fennell J; Taylor A; Kenning G, 2019, 'Designing for playfulness through compassion: design for advanced dementia', Design for Health, 3, pp. 27 - 47,

Bennett J; Froggett L; Kenning G; Manley J; Muller L; Bennett J, 2019, 'Memory Loss and Scenic Experience: An Arts Based Investigation', Forum: Qualitative Social Research/Forum Qualitative Sozialforschung, 20,

Kenning G, 2018, 'Reciprocal design: inclusive design approaches for people with late stage dementia', Design for Health, 2, pp. 142 - 162,

Kenning G; Treadaway C, 2018, 'Designing for dementia: Iterative grief and transitional objects', Design Issues, 34, pp. 42 - 53,

Kenning G; Treadaway C, 2017, 'Conversations at the edge of play: media, communication and cultural intersections with dementia', Continuum, 31, pp. 868 - 880,

Kenning G, 2016, 'Arts Festival of Dementia a First for Australia', Australian Journal of Dementia Care, pp. 30 - 30

Treadaway C; Kenning G, 2016, 'Sensor e-Textiles: person centered co-design for people with late stage dementia', Working with Older People

Killick J; Kenning G, 2015, 'Hand i Pockets: Creativity, playfulness and fun', Journal of Dementia Care, 23, pp. 25 - 27

Kenning G, 2015, 'Creative craft-based textile activity in the age of digital systems and practices', Leonardo - Oxford the Cambridge MA (online), 48

Kenning G, 2015, 'Fellowships, Residencies and Resonances: A Self-Interview', Media-N: Journal of the New Media Caucus, 11, pp. 1 - 6,

Killick J; Kenning G, 2015, 'Hand i pockets; playfulness, fun and dementia', Australian Journal of Dementia Care, 4, pp. 9 - 11

Kenning G, 2015, '‘Fiddling with threads’: Craft-­‐based textile activities and positive well-­‐being', Textiles: Journal of Cloth and Culture, 13, pp. 50 - 65,

Macnamara J; Kenning G, 2014, 'E-electioneering 2007-2013: Trends in online political campaigns over three elections', Media International Australia, 152, pp. 57 - 74

Macnamara J; Kenning G, 2011, 'E-electioneering 2010: Trends in social media use in Australian political communication', Media International Australia, 139, pp. 7 - 22

Conference Papers

Jumisko-Pyykkö, S; Kenning G, 2022, 'In Sync! Design for Social Connection', in HCI International 2022, Springer, Virtual, presented at HCI International 2022, Virtual, 26 June 2022 - 01 July 2022,

Houben M; Berlo MV; Kenning G; Brankaert R, 2022, 'Soundscapes for Storytelling and Meaningful Activity in Dementia Care', in DRS2022, Design Research Society, Bilbao, presented at Design Research Society 2022, Bilbao, 25 June 2022 - 03 July 2022

Houben M; Brankaert R; Kenning G; Bongers I; Eggen B, 2022, 'Designing for Everyday Sounds at Home with People with Dementia and their Partners', in CHI2022, ACM (Association of Computing Machinery) CHI (Computer Human Interaction), New Orelans and Virtual, presented at CHI2022, New Orelans and Virtual, 30 April 2022 - 05 May 2022

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