Project Management: Marlies Wirth, Curator, Digital Culture and MAK Design Collection; Project Assistant: Ivana
(i.a. in the context of the exhibition Hello, Robot. Design between Human and Machine in the framework of the VIENNA BIENNALE 2017: Robots. Work. Our Future) Core topics: Science Fiction and its Impact on Design; Robots, AI; Smart Devices, Smart Cities What impact does robotics have on our everyday (working) lives and what pivotal role does design play in this, shaping our—often
ambivalent—relationship to new technologies? What opportunities and challenges arise in this regard for us as individuals
and as a society? Curator: Marlies Wirth, Curator, Digital Culture and MAK Design Collection Assistant: Ivana Andrejic
Curator: Marlies Wirth
The MAK Design Collection was established in 2005 and represents a broad spectrum of design output from Austria. The design
concept in question encompasses a multifaceted range of aspects, from industrial production and handcrafted manufacture to
unique art objects and prototypes, from utility objects and fashion to graphic arts and media design.