Table 1

Research protocol and participant tasks

What are we looking for?
What sorts of activity will be consistent with my theoretical framework
Deleuzian actionsWhat we do?
1. Rhizomatic, nomadic movement (or thinking)
  • Mapping, diagramming.

  • Draw lines to show mapping of walking with dog (and without) using classroom floor-plan.

  • Pendulum paining or bubble painting.

  • Stretch, cut, colour, tear, overlay.

2. Territorialisation >deterritorialisation
  • Marble/ball-bearing paint and box activity.

  • Use of string, ribbon, wool, or dots to map steps and movements (child and dog) from one space to another.

3. Body-without-Organs
  • Mapping child–dog movements.

  • Drawing and diagramming shared places and space in the classroom.

  • Use of ‘GoPro’ ‘body cam’ to depict lively biogeographical movement of both child and dog.

4. Smooth and striated spaces
  • Show texture of spaces with use of craft materials such as silk fabric, cotton wool, fuzzy felt, ribbon, foam, polystyrene, plastic (smooth) or beads, sandpaper (striated), glitter, buttons, corrugated cardboard, bubble wrap.

  • Make swirls, waves or splashes with craft materials.

5. Lines of flight
  • Bursts and bolts of energy through splashing, zig-zagging lines and artwork, doodling, building blocks.

  • Moments of action like walking, dancing, building, constructing.

6. Folds
  • Folding of paper.

  • Folding or bending of craft wire, pipe cleaner to sculpt body or object.