"Mapping Contemporary Critical Paths in Contemporary Design Practice: Critical Making, Critical Design, Values in Design, Adversarial Design and Material Speculations"
Dr. Garnet Hertz, Design and Dynamic Media School, Emily Carr University
Oct 12 2016, 12:30 - 14:20 pm, SFU Surrey Room 5380
About the talk:
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This talk will provide an comparative overview of a cluster of terms that have emerged over the past decade in the field of design, including Critical Making, Critical Design, Values in Design, Adversarial Design and Material Speculations. These concepts are intermingled with experimental media art, critically engaged industrial design and computer science interaction research, and they show an interesting path in how cultural production and humanities-oriented inquiry can impact the design of new and novel technologies.
|Dr. Garnet Hertz is Canada Research Chair in Design and Media Arts and is Associate Professor in the Faculty of Design and Dynamic Media at Emily Carr University. His art and research explores themes of DIY culture and interdisciplinary art / design practices. He has shown his work at several notable international venues in thirteen countries including SIGGRAPH, Ars Electronica, and DEAF and was awarded the 2008 Oscar Signorini Award in robotic art. He has worked at Art Center College of Design and University of California Irvine. His research is widely cited in academic publications, and popular press on his work has disseminated through 25 countries including The New York Times, Wired, The Washington Post, NPR, USA Today, NBC, CBS, TV Tokyo and CNN Headline News. More info: http://conceptlab.com/|