Institute of Design Research Vienna (A) (held in German)
Sat, 30.06.2012, 10.00 a.m.–6.00 p.m.
MAK Exhibition hall
departure/MAK d>lab The two-day design labs (application required) are informed by the focal themes of the design>new strategies cooperation. The two MAK exhibitions MADE4YOU. Design for Change (18.104.22.168.2012) and Werkstadt Vienna. Design Engaging the City (12.12.201217.3.2013) will provide the spatial and thematic environment for the interdisciplinary d>labs. The goal of the workshops will be the development of a toolbox of methods and practical approaches to help the design process.
The workshops are intended for interested interdisciplinary workers from the design and creative areas, particularly third and fourth year students and young professionals. The number of participants is limited to 20. Please mail your application including a motivational statement (500 v max.) to no later than 11 June 2012 (d>lab.01), 27 August 2012 (d>lab.02), or 26 November 2012 (d>lab.03). Attendance is free. Cost of materials, unless provided by the MAK, is to be covered by participants. Workshops are held at the MAK during regular opening hours.
d>lab.01 workshop guide Institute of Design Research Vienna. Established 2008 as an extra-university institution, the IDRV develops interdisciplinary strategies of knowledge production and communication, focusing on research in the areas of sustainable design and design history. The workshop will be directed by Harald Gründl, the head of the institute, who is also a partner of the internationally successful EOOS design studio. idrv.org
Under the motto of design> new strategies, the MAK and departure will be holding a series of so-called design links. In five evening events all in all, personalities from the areas of design, the economy, and research from all over the world will be entering into a dialogue with the local creative community.