Tag: scars


QS17 Highlight: My Scars by Ellis Bartholomeus

August 4, 2017

Ellis Bartholomeus gave a talk at QS17 that is a definite “must watch.” We all accumulate physical scars throughout our lives. My own history consists of scrapes from trees, kitchen burns and a misadventure with liquid nitrogen. Ellis has taken a quantitative and thoughtful look at the form and meaning of her scars. At left, is…


QS17 Preview: Counting Scars

May 27, 2017

At QS17, “game alchemist” Ellis Bartholomeus will share her quantification of one of the inevitable and unpredictable outcomes of her study of play: scars. Her talk will explore the narrative scars tell us about our bodies and our activities—from fun childhood games to recovery from car accidents.