Bibliography on Rhythm

Find here a growing collection of relevant texts and audiovisual material.



  • Castells, M. (2011). The rise of the network society: The information age: Economy, society, and culture (Vol. 1). John Wiley & Sons.
  • Damasio, A. R. (2003). Looking for Spinoza: Joy, sorrow, and the feeling brain. Houghton Mifflin Harcourt.
  • Den Hengst, De Jong, Nevejan, Brazier. (2017). Social Cohesion for safety, the case of Bouwlust in The Hague. (Forthcoming)
  • Dewey, J. (2005). Art as experience (1934). Penguin.
  • Gill, S. P. (2015). Tacit Engagement: Beyond Interaction. Springer.
  • Helbing, D., et al (2015). Saving human lives: What complexity science and information systems can contribute. Journal of statistical physics, 158(3), 735-781.
  • Huijer, M. (2015). Ritme, op zoek naar een terugkerentde tijd. UItgeverij Boom, Amsterdam
  • Lefebvre, H. (2004). Rhythmanalysis: Space, time and everyday life. A&C Black.
  • Michon, P. Could Rhythm Become a New Scientific Paradigm for the Humanities?. This text was presented at the Conference “Rhythm as Pattern and Variation: Political, Social and Artistic Inflections”, Goldsmiths, University of London, 23/04/2016
  • Nevejan, C. (2007). Presence and the Design of Trust, PhD diss., University of Amsterdam.
  • Nevejan, C., & Brazier, F. (2011). Time Design for Building Trust in Communities of Systems and People. In ICORD 11: Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference on Research into Design Engineering, Bangalore, India, 10.-12.01. 2011.
  • Nevejan, C., & Brazier, F. (2012). Granularity in reciprocity. AI & society, 27(1), 129-147.
  • Nevejan, C., & Brazier, F (2015). Design for the Value of Presence. In Handbook of ethics, values and technological design, Van den Hoven, J., Van de Poel, I., & Vermaas, P. E. (eds.) Dordrecht: Springer.
  • Sefkatli P. 2016. Playing with rhythms. A design process towards the realization of a super-structure, graduation project, Delft University of Technology.
  • Zimmerman, J., Stolterman, E., & Forlizzi, J. (2010, August). An analysis and critique of Research through Design: towards a formalization of a research approach. In Proceedings of the 8th ACM Conference on Designing Interactive Systems (pp. 310-319). ACM.


On Data and rhythm analyses:

  • Louis Bettincourt
  • Jos Beerens Internation Data Responsibility groep
  • Fourier analyses



  • FOLI (there is no movement without rhythm) original version by Thomas Roebers and Floris Leeuwenberg (


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Artists on data and rhythm:

  • Stenza
  • Arnout Schuitemaker
  • Sirish Kumar
  • Rebekah Wilson