Family issues: Design Exploration and Experimentation

Family issues: Design Exploration and Experimentation

The exhibition ‘Family issues’ is a collection of student works done during a course called Design Experimentation and Exploration. A group of design students participated the course, which started by introducing them to the themes Espoo and family on a week long fieldtrip. The experiences from the fieldtrip helped them to process the themes from their own personal points of view and led to concrete works of art. The objective of the...

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Report on the 2nd Design and Memory Seminar

Report on the 2nd Design and Memory Seminar

Opening Keynote Speech: Prof. Pekka Korvenmaa – Linear, Cyclical or Random? Petra Ahde-Deal (Doctoral Candidate): Women and Jewellery – Social Approach to Wearing and Possessing Jewellery Elise Kovanen (Doctoral Candidate) – The role of an artist in the Arabia Factory Ossi Kallioinen (Doctoral Candidate):  One or six senses – nomadic attitude in a field of research Mikko Ijäs (Doctoral Candidate) – Memory, Art and Design Haian...

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Seminar Call – The 2nd Design and Memory Seminar

Seminar Call – The 2nd Design and Memory Seminar

The never-stop design activity constantly brings new artefacts to the world. Meanwhile, “time, like an ever-rolling stream, bears all its sons away”. When their first lives end, different artefacts face different destinies. They may acquire the eternity (recorded in the design history and showed in the museums as icons), suffer from the oblivion (forgotten by people as waste) and receive another life (hidden in people’s memories and...

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