On Saturday I was part of a panel, at the Royal Anthropological Institute conference ‘Anthropology in the World‘, discussing the notion of Design Anthropology and the intersections between design and anthropology. The panel was organised by Guy Julier and Eeva Burglund and featured Alison Clarke, Jen Clarke and Lucy Kimbell. The panel discussed a range [...]
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Just found a PDF of one of the early govcom.org issue visualisations that we designed in Maastricht, as part of the Media and Design Fellowship at the Jan van Eyck Academie. Here’s how govcom.org cite the visualisation: Govcom.org, “GM Food Debate Map,” Design & Media Research Fellowship, Jan van Eyck Akademie, Maastricht, 1999-2000, inserted in [...]
Together with Ignacio Farias, I am organising an open panel at the EASST/4S meeting in Copenhagen this year. Here’s some details: Dates: 17-20 October 2012 Location: Copenhagen Website: http://www.4sonline.org/meeting Deadline for submission of abstracts: 11 March 2012 Given the importance placed on ‘creativity’, ‘creative economy’ and ‘creative industry’ in both national and international policy contexts, [...]
Last Thursday I gave a keynote speech as part of the Design & The Social seminar series organised and run by Joachim Halse, Sissel Orlander, Signe Louise Yndigegn, Tau Ulv Lenskjold and Christina Lundsgaard at the The Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts, Schools of Architecture, Design and Conservation. The seminar I participated in focussed on [...]
Goldsmiths has produced a number of Research Documentaries, providing overviews of various research initiatives currently underway at the University. Here, Mike Michael and Bill Gaver sketch out the scope of ‘Sustainability Invention and Energy Demand Reduction: Co-designing Communities & Practice‘.
Last week I helped organise and run a three-day PhD workshop with 40 students from the Swedish Design Research community. Alongside (and with thanks to) Pelle Ehn, Sara Ilstedt Hjelm, Mats Rosengren, Maria Hellström Reimer, Peter Ullmark, and Bosse Westerlund the students were guided through a series of workshops, seminars and discussions ending with a self-directed [...]
Liliana, a member of the Interaction Research Studio, is currently in Milan showing two projects she has been working on: rugs for the Nodus Collection (2011) and a series of DIY pots for Casa’s Garden AT Home project.