All posts by Nelly Ben Hayoun

I am (not) a Monster Graphic_Copyright: I am (not) a monster LTD/Nelly Ben Hayoun Studios 2018

9 July 2018 and I am (not) a monster

by Nelly Ben Hayoun

As part of the School of Time exhibition that Z33 is preparing for the Istanbul Design Biennial coming up in September, we’re happy to reveal some of the first ideas and steps towards a new project, I am (not) a Monster, by designer Nelly Ben Hayoun. Throughout this research project Nelly Ben Hayoun intends to demonstrate the state of ideologies- their origins, formulation and power structures- in contemporary society. Trained by Noh theatre and Kabuki’s experts and Sumotoris in Japan, with Bunraku puppets in hand, Nelly Ben Hayoun will reenact and question the writings of Hannah Arendt while talking to philosophers and families about their views on the role of learning and education in society today. In this first of two blog posts, she gives us some insight on how this project came into being. Read more »

, ,


Franz Kafka, White Horse/Twin Horse, Clara Braeckman, exhibiting, BIO50, Aladin El-Mafaalani, BIO 50, All the Knives (Any Printed Story on Request), non-linear time, Studio Future – Future Fictions in Art and Design, Tuur Van Balen, speech, De Unie Hasselt-Genk, All the Knives, Future of Work, design, Istanbul, Dunne & Raby, space, A-Z nights, Walter Benjamin, refugee, The Machine, 2013, Center for Spatial Justice, Studio Future, education, event, Ele Carpenter, deep time, archive, Pit – Art in Public Space in Borgloon-Heers, production, Merve Bedir, book, Studio Time, Katia Truien, digitalization, Designing Scarcity – Design and Innovation in Times of Scarcity, knowlegde, Adam Gibbons, 2014, Silvio Lorusso, hospitality, Z33 Production, design education, exhibition, wunderkammer, De Brakke Grond, sound art, spatial justice, public talk, Open Call, Space Odyssey 2.0, Revital Cohen, reflection, algorithms, Jozefien Van Beek, School of Time, Traders Open School, research, inhabiting time, children, speculative design, publication, Emma Ribbens, future, Z33 Commission, Z33, local, Nomadlab, Hannah Arendt, 2018, solidarity, Nelly Ben Hayoun, migration, Turkey, DESIS Philosophy Talks, Alchorisma, Z33 Co-production, art, social media, jewellery, A School of Schools, performance, Jacques Derrida, 2016, The Wilde Things – The So Contemporary Jewellery Collection of Mrs. Wilde, installation, Design Academy Eindhoven, workshop, case study, interview, Future Fictions – Perspectives on World-building, biennial, open source, Milan Design Week, Konstantin Grcic - Panorama, curating, Designing Futures, field trip, Chris De Stoop, Z33 builds, Vercnocke, Manufactuur 3.0, Virginia Tassinari, C-Mine, artificial intelligence, Ottonie von Roeder, field station, 2011, work, Nuclear Culture Roundtable, shock, ecole mondiale, Z33 Debates, labour, Traders, Future Fictions, public space, The Machine – Designing a New Industrial Revolution, Participatory Design Conference, robotization, Francesca Torzo, Perpetual Uncertainty, Kolenspoor, commentary, Natalie Ginzburg, Pantopicon, essay, Sense of Sound, Fiona Raby, 2015, 2012, rehearsal, roundtable, language, toolkit, Nuclear Culture, 2017, Zygmunt Bauman, time, nuclear waste, Jon Stam, symposium, future thinking, Sahim Omar Kalifa