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Lullaby Installation at the Arab-Jewish Community Center Tel Aviv/Yafo

December 17, 2015, posted in Civic Infrastructures
In December 2015 we presented the Lullaby Installation at the Arab-Jewish Community Center Tel Aviv/Yaffo. Many thanks to Ibrahim and Shira for hosting us! And special thanks to all participants. Build for the Living Future Event of the German-Israeli Future Forum Foundation (DIZF), in celebration of 50 years of diplomatic relationship between Israel and Germany, the Lullaby Box is a
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Gregor Kuschmirz meets Kolloquium

November 25, 2015, posted in Civic Infrastructures
Dear frinds of the colloquium, tomorrow we will get to know Gregor Kuschmirz, Motion Director of denkwerk and interim professor for moving image at Münster School of Design. He is going to outline the field of research of denkwerk´s idea lab 'thinx' and will show some of their recent prototypes. Happy to have you @ 9:30, Einsteinufer 43, room 203.

DRLab sucht studentische/n Mitarbeiter/in | Projekt ‚Brandis‘

November 4, 2015, posted in Civic Infrastructures
Das Design Research Lab der Universität der Künste Berlin sucht ab Januar 2016 für mindestens 6 Monate eine(n) studentische(n) Mitarbeiter(in). Der Arbeitsumfang beträgt 80 Stunden im Monat. Das Design Research Lab ist eine internationale Forschungseinrichtung am Lehrstuhl Designforschung der Universität der Künste Berlin. Wir arbeiten in den Bereichen Interaction Design, Designmethodik, partizipatives und nutzerzentriertes Design und experimentelle Interfaces. Im Falle der Förderzusage ist deine Mitarbeit im Projekt »Brandis: Bürgerbeteiligung
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Studentische(r) Mitarbeiter(in) gesucht!

October 27, 2015, posted in Civic Infrastructures
Das Design Research Lab der Universität der Künste Berlin sucht ab Januar 2016 für mindestens 6 Monate eine(n) studentische(n) Mitarbeiter(in). Der Arbeitsumfang beträgt 40 Stunden im Monat. Das Design Research Lab ist ein internationales Forschunginstitut für Designwissenschaften am Lehrstuhl Designforschung der Universität der Künste Berlin. Wir arbeiten in Bereichen der Designmethodik und –theorie, zu partizipativem und nutzerzentrierten Design, experimentellen Interfaces und vielem mehr. Die Mitarbeit ist
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DRLab sucht studentische(n) Mitarbeiter(in)

October 20, 2015, posted in News & Events
Das Design Research Lab der Universität der Künste Berlin sucht ab sofort für fünf Monate eine(n) studentische(n) Mitarbeiter(in) für das Projekt „PowerGrasp“. Read more...

Guest Lecture: Uta Brandes and Michael Erlhoff

October 19, 2015, posted in News & Events
On Tuesday the 20th of October at 9.30 AM, Prof. Dr. Michael Erlhoff and Prof. Dr. Uta Brandes will give us one of their infamous lectures.  Guests are cordially welcome to attend! Universität der Künste Berlin, Einsteinufer 43, 10587 Berlin, Room 204, 9.30 AM

The New Colloquium

September 15, 2015, posted in Civic Infrastructures
Dear friends of the colloquium, from now on, we will meet biweekly and are proud to present alternately exciting guests and interesting scientific papers or both at a time! On thursday at 9:30 we will meet in room 204 (!) at Einsteinufer 43 to welcome our first guest and doctoral researcher Susanne Ritzmann, who will present the paper: Products and Practices: Selected Concepts from Science and Technology Studies and from
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Kompaktkurs I Design and Conflict

June 30, 2015, posted in Civic Infrastructures
Michelle Christensen / Florian Conradi What is the relation between ‘design’ and ‘conflict’? From armed conflicts and environmental strifes, to economic crisis and increasingly socially disrupted societies - what role might design play in all of this? When observing design emerging in conflict situations - be it the re-use of phone credits as currency, the use of DIY drones and balloons to monitor conflicts zones, or
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Weekly Colloquium: Science-Fact / Science-Fiction

June 30, 2015, posted in Civic Infrastructures
by Michelle Christensen & Florian Conradi 25.06.2015 In this weeks colloquium we take a deeper look in to the muddy middle-ground of science and fiction, and in which ways they become dependent on each other in technological developments. We will draw on Julian Bleecker’s arguments of a ‘Science-Fact / Science-Fiction Continuum’ from his essay ‘Design Fiction’ (2009), adding some further examples from current facts and fictions, and
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