VOME project summary: citizen centric privacy by design


Posted by vome, 4 July 2012

An overview and outline of VOME project activities

VOME design principles – print and fold leaflet


Posted by vome, 21 June 2012

We developed some design principles based on what service users shared with us over the course of our research.

Privacy Game – now available to download under a Creative Commons license


Posted by vome, 3 May 2012

Download and print Privacy: The Game

Collage in Middlesbrough: VOME and the Festival of Social Science 2011 (Written by Freya Stang)


Posted by vome, 28 March 2012

VOME took part in the festival of Social Science at Middlesbrough Railway Station, October 2011. The people of Middlesbrough participated in an artistic co-creation of a Visual and Sound Collage, using the topic of On-Line Privacy. Margareth the Clown and a small team of performers used themed character interactions helping to stimulate thought and creativity.

Digital Provocations slideshow


Posted by vome, 17 February 2012

VOME has developed a series of digital interventions to test hypothesis about how people would engage with awareness technologies. The video above explains the approach and shares some of the outcomes of the research. Download the full Powerpoint presentation here: Digital provocations presentation

GameCity: Adventures in Privacy


Posted by vome, 1 February 2012

VOME asked 8 intrepid participants to spend a couple of days at GameCity designing and developing a game that promoted understanding of online privacy practices.

25 people, 1 question: What does online privacy mean to you?


Posted by vome,

We took to the streets of Nottingham (well, installed ourselves in the main tent at GameCity) to ask people what online privacy meant to them. See what they had to say:

Music Video: Internet Saint or Online Demon?


Posted by vome, 2 December 2011

Internet Saint or Online Demon? is a music video produced by Hudson’s Youth Project (Newham, London) in association with VOME, MasterCutz recording studio and MO-AM.

Athina's Insight: A film from the What does Privacy Look Feel & Sound Like Workshop


Posted by vome, 6 September 2011

Anthina Antoniaouis is calmly intense, holds a steady gaze and   drinks her vodka double, neat, poured over ice cubes.  She is a woman with depth, she has learned about life. And she produces exciting, thought provoking art.

That waiting thing/Technology and Privacy: A film from the What does Privacy Look Feel and Sound Like Workshop


Posted by vome, 17 August 2011

In this film, Karina talks about her personal relationship with technology and how technology enables her to express aspects of her identity.

Private Sounds with Viv Corringham: A film from the What does Privacy Look Feel and Sound Like Workshop


Posted by vome, 9 August 2011

In this presentation, Viv encourages researchers to think about how privacy is intimately related to notions of identity and how the sense of privacy changes on a moment by moment basis.

Justin Durrel: Where Privacy does not exist. A film from the "What does Privacy Look Feel and Sound Like Workshop"


Posted by vome, 11 July 2011

In this provocation, Justin Durrel reflects on notions of anonymity and the power it can give us

Rika's Red face: A film from the "What does privacy look feel & sound like" Workshop


Posted by vome, 29 June 2011

In this talk, Rika draws out different states of privacy ranging from anonymity, to isolation and intimacy and reflects on how it is possible to be in several of those states simultaneously

Jonathan's Private Thoughts: A film from the "What does privacy look feel and sound like" Workshop


Posted by vome, 21 June 2011

This is the second film from the “What does privacy look feel and sound like” workshop. Jonathan’s presentation focuses on presenting 10 thoughts and anecdotes on technology, privacy and visibility / invisibility and relates these to his own experience.

VOME NEWS – Release of film from "Privacy Workshop"


Posted by vome, 16 June 2011

VOME is releasing one video per week for the next eight weeks. Each individual film is a specific social commentary on a privacy related topic developed by an artist for one of our workshops. Our artists are from a variety of genres, and all participated in our “What does Privacy Look, Feel and Sound Like?” […]

"Private Moments" – a film from the workshop "What Does Privacy Sound, Feel and Look Like?"


Posted by vome, 14 June 2011

Here is Reetta’s provocation based on the theme of identity. The audience interact with Reetta to uncover aspects of her identity that she typically keeps hidden.

Design Council Presentation: Mapping the Intangible, Lizzie Coles-Kemp


Posted by vome, 10 June 2011

Lizzie Coles -Kemp – Project Manager for VOME,  introduces the project and sets the scene for  the Key note speaker. In this introduction, Lizzie explains a little of the ways in which VOME works with the art and design communities. Lizzie Coles-Kemp presents “What does privacy look, feel and sound like” from VOME on Vimeo.

VOME Presentation. Mapping the Intangible, Peter Hall


Posted by vome, 23 March 2011

The Visualisation and Other Methods of Expression (VOME) project hosted a presentation evening event at the Design Council, Covent Garden on the 22nd March. Peter Hall Presentation at the Design Centre: Mapping the Intangible from VOME on Vimeo. At this event, VOME presented some of the artistic output from the VOME project and presented a […]

VOME recently hosted a workshop titled: What does Privacy sound, feel and look like?


Posted by vome, 17 March 2011

VOME hosted a workshop for artists at the Drill Hall in London on March 3rd and 4th. The overall aim of the event was to work with artists from a variety of genres to explore how we experience privacy in our everyday lives and the different ways in which we articulate the emotions related to […]

VOME Presentation:Mapping the Intangible: Experimental Design Practices.


Posted by vome, 27 February 2011

The Visualisation and Other Methods of Expression (VOME) project is hosting an evening event at the Design Council, Covent Garden on the 22nd March (18.00-20.00). The Design Council is located on Bow Street, Covent Garden, WC2E7DL At this event we shall be presenting some of the artistic output from the VOME project and hosting a […]

VOME Workshop:An overview of the presentations from the keynote speakers


Posted by vome, 10 February 2011

VOME Workshop: An overview of the presentations from the keynote speakers VOME Workshop – Delivering Public Services Online: How does it change the status quo? from VOME on Vimeo.

Ollie Bray Presentation at the VOME Workshop


Posted by vome, 19 January 2011

Delivering Public Services Online: How does it change the status quo?

Kieron O'Hara Presentation at the VOME Workshop


Posted by vome,

Delivering Public Services Online: How does it change the status quo? VOME Workshop: Kieron O’Hara Presentation “Transparency & Privacy” from VOME on Vimeo.

A collection of poems and short stories on Privacy Perspectives


Posted by vome, 13 January 2011

Woking Writers Publication_Final Version_2

Exploring Privacy: Your Privacy and the Internet – A 2010 Festival of Social Science Event.


Posted by vome, 13 May 2010

“Exploring privacy: your privacy and the internet” took place on March 13th, in Winter Gardens, Sunderland. The event formed part of the nationwide Festival of Social Science which is run by the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC)

VOME Releases Privacy Survey Results


Posted by vome, 8 March 2010

Survey reveals our identity theft fears The VOME project has worked together with UK online to conduct a survey of privacy attitudes and behaviours. Focusing on our concerns about privacy while using the internet, the survey reveals that online identity theft is currently the greatest fear for internet users. Other key concerns relate to individuals […]

Festival of Social Science Week – 13th March, 2010


Posted by vome, 7 December 2009

VOME are holding an event titled  ‘Exploring Privacy: Your Privacy and the Internet’” at Sunderland Museum and Winter Gardens on Saturday 13th March 2010. This event provides an opportunity to share your thoughts about online identity and privacy. Beginning with a short performance to introduce the topic in a thought provoking manner, followed by a discussion […]

Interview with VOME: Lizzie Coles-Kemp & Consult Hyperion's Dave Birch


Posted by vome, 12 October 2009

Dr. Lizzie Coles-Kemp, of the Information Security Group at Royal Holloway, is a Primary Investigator on the Visualisation and Other Methods of Expression (VOME) project which is joint research between Cranfield University, Salford University, Royal Holloway (University of London), Sunderland City Council and Consult Hyperion. The project is funded by The Technology Strategy Board, Engineering […]

VOME Research Activities


Posted by vome, 5 November 2001

  VOME Exploratorium Privacy Survey Click here to complete the survey. This is a quantitative research assessment of the country’s online user population in its behaviours and privacy attitudes. In the course of expounding the conceptual models of on-line privacy, it is essential to first understand the users’ demographics, assets and infrastructure which may possibly […]