DIG Linking Cultures 

Rubrik: Designtheorien
Keywords: Interkulturelle Kompetenzen, Designtheorie und -praxis, transdisziplinär

Design as Dissent

Five universities - American University of Beirut, American University in Cairo, Berlin University of the Arts, École Supérieure des Arts Visuels de Marrakech and Zurich University of the Arts - are organizing a joint project under the title "Linking Cultures" with the theme of "Design as Dissent".
Nummer und TypBDE-BDE-T-WP-X-2040.22F.001 / Moduldurchführung
ModulWahlpflichtmodul Theorie (spezial) 2. Semester 
VeranstalterDepartement Design
LeitungAnna-Brigitte Schlittler
ZeitMo 28. Februar 2022 bis Mo 30. Mai 2022 / 17–18:30 Uhr
Anzahl Teilnehmende6 - 14
ECTS2 Credits
VoraussetzungenFor DDE Bachelor students:

The Seminar will be held in English.
LehrformVirtual Lecture Series
Seminar (autonomous teamwork; periodical exchange of the teams in plenum presentations)
Lecturers from the different schools provide their input as a stimulus for the work of the student teams.
ZielgruppenWahlpflichtseminar Studierende 2. Semester
Lernziele / Kompetenzen
  • Stimulate inter-cultural collaboration
  • Reflection and discussion of the tasks and the future of design, especially design as difference, deviation and contradiction
  • Development of creative solutions, theoretical and practical
InhalteMixed teams from the different schools analyze, discuss and reflect on the subject, presenting their theses at the end (April 29th and 30th).

The form of the results is defined by the individual teams: it can be a book, a magazine, a film, a posterseries, a comic, a podcast etc. In the final presentation, the individual teams introduce their thoughts, their proposal and a documentation of the work process.
Bibliographie / LiteraturTexts will be announced at the beginning of the seminar.
Leistungsnachweis / Testatanforderung80% presence
TermineEvery Monday from 28 February until 30 May 2022
No classes on 18/25 April 2022
Dauer17:00 bis 18:30 Uhr
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