Category: Designing as politics (of nature)

August 17th, 2021 – 13:00-16:00 @ NORDES2021 (online) Liesbeth Huybrechts, Oswald Devisch, Mela Zuljevic (UHasselt) Virginia Tassinari, Annalinda de Rosa (Politecnico Di Milano) Ezio Manzini (DESIS Network, Politecnico di Milano) Contributions by Cristiano Storni and Mark Marshall (Limerick University), Anna Seravalli and Ann Light (Malmö University), Panayotis Antoniadis and Seppe De Blust  (ETH Zurich), Maurizio […]

July 7th, 2021 – 9u45-12:00 @ 39th Albi-Nîmes Médiations Semiotiques. Conference, Design, Semiotics and Philosophy. How to address the anthropocene (Nîmes, FR) and on Zoom Emanuele Coccia, Ezio Manzini and Virginia Tassinari engage in a conversation and explore how both design for social innovation and philosophy are currently reflecting on ways to reframe their discourses, […]

Opening event of the International Doctoral School “MORE-THAN-HUMAN FUTURES | Reframing design knowledge provotyping for human-non-human ecologies”, organised by the PhD programme in Design of Politecnico di Milano Many designers are currently experimenting and “provotyping” more-than-human futures, to step out of an anthropocentric and patriarchal mindset, and to envision new ways to intend design’s political […]

The video of our wonderful online conversation “The Politics of Nature: Designing for an Ontological Turn” during PDC2020-ImagenFest is finally online. You can enjoy it below. The conversation was organised by Virginia Tassinari, Arturo Escobar, Ezio Manzini, Liesbeth Huybrechts & Annalinda De Rosa, and contains further, eye-opening contributions from Mario Blazer, Marisol de la Cadena and […]

UPDATE: video now online (see below) Organised by Virginia Tassinari, Ezio Manzini, Arturo Escobar, Liesbeth Huybrechts and Annalinda De RosaZoom conversation @PDC2020 Manizales 15:30-17:00 COT – Brussels 22:30-00:00 CEST Today’s environmental emergency requires specific efforts in terms of thinking/acting in designing. The consequences of anthropocentric ways of producing, consuming and living are becoming painfully clear. Design […]

Politecnico di Milano, February 21stPolifactory, 14:30-17:30 The DESIS Philosophy Talk “#7.1 “Designing as Politics (of nature)” is the first of a new series of talks dedicated on the topic of post-anthropocentric design. This first conversation, that will be prompted by the Politecnico di Milano PhD programme in Design, will take place on February 21st, 2019 […]