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Social Matter, Social Design

Door Jan Boelen, Michael Kaethler
Engels | Paperback | 2020  

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‘When you start to deconstruct or question design, all sorts of questions emerge: How does design affect our behaviour, our use of resources, our choices and freedoms to participate in social, political or economic decision-making, and the extent to which we feel we have agency over our lives?’

— Jan Boelen in conversation with Michael Kaethler

Social matter, social design challenges the way we look at, think of, and interact with the social world by emphasising the role of materiality. This enlarged field for engagement demands that design incorporates a more nuanced and complex reading of how the social is intertwined with the material, which confronts the often reductive or simplistic notion of ‘social design’, and offers novel forms of critical and meaningful engagement at a time of mounting social contradictions.

The essays in this book explore and unveil uncanny, disconcerting or discordant connections, bricolages, assumptions or breaches at critical junctures for transformation. They are centred around four major themes: the body; earth; the political; and technology.

Productspecificaties

Auteur(s)
Jan Boelen, Michael Kaethler
Redacteur(s)
Jan Boelen, Michael Kaethler
Taal
Engels
NUR Code
656
Uitgavejaar
2020
Afmetingen
222x143x21 mm
Gewicht
408 gram
Druk
1
ISBN10
949209584X
ISBN13
9789492095848