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Critical Design Fiction

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Critical Design     Design as critique has existed before under several guises. Italian Radical Design of the 1970s was highly critical of prevailing social values and design ideologies, critical design builds on this attitude and extends it into today’s world. During the 1990s there was a general move towards conceptual design which made it easier for non-commercial forms of design like critical design to exist, this happened mainly in the furniture world, product design […]

New Territories?

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Outer Space, Underwater and Other Dimension During this session I have explore the way imagined world focuses on specific territories in relation to climate change, contemporary issues of war, and colonialism: outer space, underwater, and other dimensions.  Possibilities of story-telling in the era of global climate change, referred to “climate fiction” or “cli-fi”, in which makes us question what will nonhuman and human communities after sea-level rises? We can also question what new species might evolve […]

Ruins and Decay: Why we are fascinated?

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To say the least, we have attachments whether it’s a place, person, or an object. And it has different values to us. But, a place can have sentimental value, such a visiting a place and miss it, has it given you the value you want to return? or to keep the photograph safe for future to look back? We are fascinated by such imagery of ruin and decay, when there is modernism around us and […]

Cyborg Cultures: Man and Machine

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    Will man and machine merge? When i  learned about cyborg, i was instantly astonished and knew what was it about but nerveless that it had a term. Well, in this day and age we can expect anything – and like cyborg, we can expect the weirdest things, like an microchip implant. Yes… you read that right people are getting implant to control light, and now been implanted into animals to control them. According […]

Vision of a Better World (not perfect)

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      Searching science fiction, will already give you a lot of ideas about the specific subject. Which you can already see elements of Utopia and Dystopia. Utopia goes back to as late as 1516 and was introduced by Sir Thomas More. He writes about the Eutopia: good place and Outopia: no place. Utopia does not exist because it has too many meaning and too many ideas of the perfect world. A lot of Utopia […]