MOVEMENT | SPACE | IDENTITY | TERRITORIALIZATION
STREET SUPPORT PROJECT
‘Movement | Space | Identity | Territorialization’
| Social Design | Pedagogy | Performative Methodologies | Physicalization of Research |
Street Suport is a European project aimed at offering service providers and local goverments with tools, methods and models with which to support people experiencing homelessness, people who use drugs, and other underserved community in public space.
| Social Design | Systems Design | Social Work | Research | Public Presentation | Policy Making Participation | Public Space |
REFLECTIVE SELF | ORIENTATION(S)
COMMUNITY BASED HCV PROGRAMS
Orientation can be understood as a mutually constitutive process and a metastable relatonship between space and the body. This workshop explores this double configuration, and provides participants with conceptual and methodological tools that enable them to inquire into the relationship of design with systems of power through process of [self]orientation.
| Pedagogy | Mentoship | Social Design | Systems of Orientation | Public Space | Performative Methods of Research |
This study analyses more than 60 examples of community based HCV services in 27 European countries, and provides policy makers, social and health proffesionals with relevant information and tools with which to develop new community based programs, or to improve existing ones.
| Reserach | Desgin Research | Publication | Community Based Care | Policy Making | Service Design |
GEOGRAPHY OF SAFE SPACES
POLICY BRIEFING ON CIVIL SOCIETY INVOLVEMENT
Geography of Safe Spaces is a cross-disciplnary project with the goal of critically analyze the political and institutional context of DCR’s and how it relates to the architectural physicalization of ideals, values and pratices of care and safety. The project positions itself in an overlapping space accross contemporary social & health policy, identity, and public opinion in relationship to poverty, drug use, sex work and homelessness.
| Design Reserach | Exhibition | Publication | Public Presentation |
This publication is aimed at supporting Civil Society Organizations working in the field of drugs policies. It provides an overview of the mechanisms for meaningful involvmenet in policy making processes, an analysis of the EU Action Plan, and recommendations for the development of national advocacy activities.
| Policy Research | Systems Research | Policy Making | Publication | Civil Society |
CO | ORDINATED ACTIONS
Urban space articulates binary spaces of inclusion and exclusion. This is sustained by networks of political, social, comemrcial and residential interests whereby power differentials. Within these conditions, individuals are shaped by or re-shape public space. Taking the concept of the line as a starting point, Co – Ordinated Actions provides with critical and analytical methods to consider the effects of design(ing) on identities, bodies and social relationships.
| Public Space | Urban Space | Social Design | Pedagogy | Performative Methodologies | Design Research |
“It’s because feminism has become a fashionable commodity now, that we’re in need of a more inclusive and varied reflection on contemporary girlhood, gender equality stuggles, and their relationship to politics and philosophy. This books documents the production and thoght process of six engagin artists and designers regarding the theme, and featyures a collection of essafys by artists, academics, writers and rioters, curators, and jorunalists.”
| Design Research | Publication | Feminist Methodologies |
MAPPING DOMESTICITIES | PERFORMATIVE METHODOLOGIES
Collective Enunciations speculate on how setting listening conditions prior to the act of speech can generate new forms of community and collectivity. By aooriaching the word Feminism as a technology, the work looks towards how this process can generate self-reflection, inviting to listen to itself from a queer and intersectional framework.
| Social Design | Systems Design | Multimedia Installation | Design Research | Performative Methodologies |
This workshop offers tools through which to experience, analyze and conceptualize the domestic as an intersecting space in which material and cultural forces inform each other. As such, it focuses on the relationship between identity and power by exploring what set of relationships are (re)produced within the realm of the dweeling, its mechanisms, and material manifestations.
| Social Design | Spatial Design | Pedagogy | Mentorship | Design Research | Performative Methodologies |
MAPPING OF DIFFERENCES
Mapping of Differences is a close examination to notions of public space and collectivity through the lense of migration. Building upon qualitative research and data visualization, Mappinging of Differences, challenges ideas about territorialization of identity.
| Social Design | Social Work | Design Research | Publication |
Visual dissertation & performative research on war games. Development of open ended systems for self-positioning and contestation.
| Desgin Research | Performance | Systems Design | Interaction Design | Data Visualization |
THE OTHER SELF
By attempting to return visual data from a publicly abandoned hard-disk, through the creation of a persona of Facebook, this performance and design research maps the sytems by which contemporary capitalism mass produces subjectivities.
| Design Research | Interaction Design | Systems Design | Online Performance |
Ongoing visual research on gamification and its relationship to contemporary forms of governance. Diagrammatic spaces as a site of resistance.
Guess Who? is a three-channel, multimedia installation that explores the role that a-signifying semiotics have in the production of subjectivities and social relationships.
| Installation | Interaction Design | Systems Design | Relational Design | Performance |
Technologies of intimacy, memory & resistance. Investigating the use of portable music devices as a tactic for negotiating urban public space.
| Design Research | Multimedia Installation |