Traders

October 30, 2017STUDIO SPACE

Saba Golchehr. Design from the Inside-out: Critically Adopting Big Data Methods

by Z33

Designers should be aware both of what is lost if they ignore new digital tools, and of the implications of uncritically appropriating big data technologies. This has occurred before in the uncritical acceptance of participatory approaches in the des... Read more »

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October 23, 2017STUDIO SPACE

Annelies Vaneycken. Beyond the Line: Design for Participation in the Light of Children’s Culture

by Z33

Children and their culture of play and curiosity form good allies in disorganising the world: disrupting routines by which public space is fixed, rethinking the rules on which the city is based, and interpreting public space in new ways. Text Anne... Read more »

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October 16, 2017STUDIO SPACE

Reem Charif & Mohamad Hafeda. A Space for Ambiguity: Play and Playfulness as Spaces of Protest

by Z33

Looking at playgrounds as public social spaces reveals how communities operate, how they innovatively respond to limited resources and relate to each other and to their environment. Playfulness can be about play itself, but can also function as a for... Read more »

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October 10, 2017STUDIO WORK

Michael Kaethler. The Curator as Hermes: A Mediator Between Knowledge Worlds

by Z33

Through the staging and framing of cultural artefacts, the curator creates new physical and conceptual relationships, merging audiences, spaces, and ideas into new composites that transcend their invariable appearances. Text Michael Kaethler. ... Read more »

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October 3, 2017STUDIO SPACE

Chris Perkins. The Wider Significance of Performative Mapping

by Z33

Mapping in a broader context has increasingly been rethought as much more than a scientific controlling of the world, or a fixative political device. It is increasingly also understood as performative, as the in case of Pokemon GO. Text Chris Perk... Read more »

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September 26, 2017STUDIO SPACE

Jon Geib. Designing Multivocality…from Outer Space

by Z33

The theme ‘neighbours’ provides an opportunity to explore a different approach to dialogue and participation, one less focused on bringing people together face-to-face than on the possibilities generated by drawing them apart. Text Jon Geib [... Read more »

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September 19, 2017STUDIO SPACE

Liesbeth Huybrechts & Veerle Van der Sluys. On Interventions and Institutions

by Z33

Small-scale citizen or professional initiatives can play a role in shaping to our cities. Without a profound research into the role of the small-scale in city-making, it might be easily romanticised or not taken seriously. Text Liesbeth Huybrechts... Read more »

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April 26, 2017STUDIO SPACE

by Z33

The book Trading Places rethinks, develops, and tests design-driven practices and methods to engage with participation in public space and public issues. The book aims in helping art and design researchers, students, practitioners and the multiple st... Read more »

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