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Edited volumes

Braybrooke, K. & Smith, A. (eds) 2018, Special Issue 12: Makerspaces and institutions, Journal of Peer Production.

Braybrooke, K. & Nissilä, J. & Vuorikivi, T. (eds) 2013, The Open Book: A publication about open knowledge, Finnish Institute, London. Available as: [Amazon] [Issuu] [PDF].

Book chapters

Braybrooke, K. & Smith A. 2021, ‘Makerspaces & peer production: Spaces of possibility, tension, post-automation, or liberation?’ In M. O’Neil, C. Pentzold & S. Toupin (eds), The Handbook of Peer Production (pp. 347-358). Malden: Wiley-Blackwell. Available as: [chapter] [full book].

Braybrooke, K. 2019, ‘Placeless making? Reframing the power-geometries of digital platforms in China through tactical co-creation’ in L. Bogers & Chiappini, M. (eds), Critical Makers Reader: (Un)Learning Technology (pp. 258-269). Amsterdam: Institute Network Cultures. Available as: [chapter] [full book].

Damiani, L. & Papadimitriou, I. & Braybrooke K. 2019, 'Empowering debate: Art, culture + tech', How to Mozfest: 10 years of activism, community and collaboration. Available as: [chapter HTML] [chapter PDF] [full book].


Academic journals & proceedings

Braybrooke, K. (Dec 2021), ‘Creative commons/ open access/ free, libre, open source software’, In H. Callan (ed), International Encyclopedia of Anthropology. London: John Wiley & Sons.

Braybrooke, K. & Janes, S. & Sato, C. 2021 ‘Care-full design sprints, online? Addressing gaps in cultural access and inclusion during Covid-19 with vulnerable communities in London and Tokyo’, In C&T ’21: Proceedings of the 10th International Conference on Communities & Technologies, Seattle, USA. Available as: [HTML].

Braybrooke, K. 2020, ‘Together we dance alone: Building a toolkit for creatives in a pandemic’, Interactions 27 (4), pp. 68–71. Available as: [HTML] [PDF].

Braybrooke, K. & Smith, A. 2018, ‘Liberatory technologies for whom? Analysing a new generation of makerspaces defined by institutional encounters’, Journal of Peer Production 12, pp. 1-13. Available as: [HTML] [PDF].

Damiani, L. & Braybrooke, K. & Sage, J.P 2018, ‘Temporary techno-social gatherings? An open discussion (hacked)’ in J. P. Bowen, Diprose, G. & Lambert, N. (eds), Proceedings of EVA London 2018, BCS Learning and Development Ltd, pp. 263-271. Available as: [HTML] [PDF].

Braybrooke, K. 2018, ‘Hacking the museum? Practices & power geometries at collections makerspaces in London’, Journal of Peer Production 12, pp. 40-59. Available as: [HTML] [PDF].

Braybrooke, K. & Jordan, T. 2017, ‘Genealogy, culture and technomyth: Decolonizing Western information technologies, from Open Source to the maker movement,’ Digital Culture & Society 3(1), pp. 25-46.  Available as: [HTML] [PDF].

Braybrooke, K. & Jordan, T. & Richterich, A. & Wenz, K. 2017, ‘When does IRL matter? Location and networked creativity in gamer, hacker and maker publics', Selected Papers of Internet Research, Association of Internet Researchers (AoIR), Tartu. Available as: [HTML] [PDF].

Braybrooke, K. 2016, ‘A doctoral day by other means: Power-geometries of space, community and (r)evolution in El Poblenou,’ EASST Review 35(4), Available as: [HTML].

Other media

Braybrooke, K. 2021, ‘Thinking as a ‘we’ again: Building collective worlds of mutual aid and creativity between/across digital platforms’, Beyond the Now 1(2). Available as: [HTML].

Braybrooke, K. 2020, ‘Creating in crisis? Turning collective precarity into socio-ecological transformation’, Material Futures Catalog, Central Saint Martins, London, pp. 26-27. Available as: [PDF].

Houston, L., Light, A. & Braybrooke, K. 2020, ‘How are environmentally engaged arts and cultural organisations responding to the COVID-19 pandemic?’, Creative Practices for Transformational Futures: Rapid Response. Available as: [PDF].

Braybrooke, K. 2018, ‘WeChat and makers in China: creativity, liberation, restriction’, British Council Creative Economy. Available as: [HTML].

Braybrooke, K. & Flint, J. & Murphy, I. 2018, ‘China: Making as national transformation?’, British Council Creative Economy. Available as: [HTML] [PDF].

Braybrooke, K. & O’Sullivan, E. 2017, ‘Hunting the machine ghosts of Brighton’, Furtherfield. Available as: [HTML] [PDF].

Braybrooke, K. 2015, ‘Hacking Apple: Putting the power of tech back into our hands,’ The Guardian. Available as: [HTML] [PDF].

Braybrooke, K. 2014, ‘Hello world: Let’s remake networked art’, Medium, London. Available as: [HTML].


i want to dance for the renewal of the world.” - robin well kimmerer