Designresearch

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In this section you can find all sorts of designed research: inspirations found in art or design, sketches, try-outs, probes, prototypes, mappings. Here process matters not end-results.

Research on Research

Research & Time

“Research makes time march forward, it makes time march backwards, and it also makes time stand still” — Greil Marcus, Lipstick Traces p.18

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Blink Method, a research method for kids in primary school

Methode Blink (found in: newsletter OBS Het Landje)

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Visual analysis

Ultimate cheatsheet for Critical Thinking

Found on Facebook

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3 types of research by Frayling

Design research

Welcome to Post-What?!?

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Imagination and knowledge

Found in fd.weekend that found it at the exhibition 'Intuition' at Biennale of Venice

Design research

“Design is content with intent. Content without intent is noise. Intent without content is decoration.” —Joe Sparano

Identity politics

Mythologies

Gelijkheidsbeginsel vs diversiteitsideaal

“De positie die Valkenberg inneemt gaat verder dan een ‘blinde vlek’ hebben voor ongelijkheid, ontkennen van institutioneel racisme en het bewustzijn dat we in een klassenmaatschappij leven. Deze positie is, door de teloorgang van het Nederlandse onderwijs aan de opkomst van diversiteit te verbinden, racistisch in zijn kern.”
— Mark Mulder

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Designing dialogue

Dialogue test: Black & white relations — 2

A dialogue with Jacco van Sterkenburg about New powerful relation between black and white.

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Designing dialogue

Dialogue test: Black & White relations — 1

On November 19, 2015, I had a dialogue with Serana Angelista about New powerful relation between black and white

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Designing dialogue

Dialogue Test: Dutch citizenship — 1

On November 18, 2015, I had a dialogue with Reinaart Vanhoe about Participation in Dutch Nationality and Citizenship

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Designing dialogue

Advises for designing dialogues by Waag Society

‘With young adults, museum staff, and designers all involved in this dialogue, we take the notion of co-creation literally and try to move beyond the use of mere words; actually designing some potential intervention strategies for the museum together ‘hands-on’.

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Research on Research

The need for a critical approach to Critical and Speculative Design

…”So answering [designer James] Auger’s pressing question — “What is this obsession with class systems?” —, well: we are obsessed with class systems because we can’t help it. Because, in contrast to most of the practitioners in the field of [Speculative and Critical Design], we do not have the privilege of not thinking about issues of race, class and gender.”

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Why research in art & design is important

“In general you could say that research is just an extra tool to produce works of art, another way of being curious about the world. [… ] What the Academy needs is not more theory, but training in how to use theory as practice”
—Jeroen Boomgaard, Gray magazine #3, p5.

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Tools & Methods

Ethnography

An ethnography is a means to represent graphically and in writing, the culture of a group.

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Tools & Methods

Contextmapping

Contextmapping is to map the experience of the user and his context.

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