Location

Rhode Island School of Design | The Chace Center, RISD Museum, Providence, RI 02916

Event Website

http://www.cd-cf.org/

Start Date

5-5-2016 6:00 PM

End Date

5-5-2016 7:00 PM

Description

This talk will explore traditions of worker orientated design in Scandinavia and reflect on the ways in which design might still contribute to a more social just workplace.

Pelle Ehn has been one of the most important figures in the development of worker orientated design, participatory planning and democratic design in Scandinavia. Author of "Manifesto for a Digital Bauhaus" (1998) and Making Futures: Marginal Notes on Innovation, Design, and Democracy (MIT Press, 2014), he is a professor at the School of Arts and Communication, Malmö University, Sweden.

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May 5th, 6:00 PM May 5th, 7:00 PM

Design, Democracy and Work: Exploring the Scandinavian Participatory Design Tradition

Rhode Island School of Design | The Chace Center, RISD Museum, Providence, RI 02916

This talk will explore traditions of worker orientated design in Scandinavia and reflect on the ways in which design might still contribute to a more social just workplace.

Pelle Ehn has been one of the most important figures in the development of worker orientated design, participatory planning and democratic design in Scandinavia. Author of "Manifesto for a Digital Bauhaus" (1998) and Making Futures: Marginal Notes on Innovation, Design, and Democracy (MIT Press, 2014), he is a professor at the School of Arts and Communication, Malmö University, Sweden.

https://digitalcommons.risd.edu/critical_futures_symposium/2016/Schedule/1