Critical By Design? Potentials and Limitations of Materialized Critique
International research conference on the capacity of design as a mode of critique.
May 17–18, 2018
FHNW Academy of Art and Design Basel, Switzerland
Renowned experts from design theory, history and practice, the philosophy of technology, the art, cultural and media studies as well as the field of human-computer interaction come together to reconsider historical trajectories, advance contemporary understandings and propose future developments of design as a materialized form of critique.
With Jeffrey Bardzell, Shaowen Bardzell, Carl DiSalvo, Igor Galligo, Bruno Gransche, Moritz Greiner-Petter, Anja Groten, Søren Bro Pold, Alice Twemlow, Peter-Paul Verbeek, Matt Ward, Janneke Wesseling, Anne-Marie Willis and Ludwig Zeller.
The conference is organized by the members of the SNSF-funded research project Critical Artifacts<https://www.ixdm.ch/portfolio/critical-artifacts/>, led by Prof. Dr. Claudia Mareis and Prof. Michael Renner.
The program is now online: www.criticalbydesign.ch